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Trevor Celebrates NYC’s Unity Project

City will initially invest $4.8 million in a multi-agency effort to expand holistic services for LGBTQ youth, including a new drop in shelter, inclusive education, employment training and transgender healthcare...
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The Trevor Project calls on the Department of Education to protect Title IX

The Trevor Project condemned Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her thinly-veiled decision to weaken Obama-era Title IX guidance with new regulations on how schools and universities handle allegations of sexual assault....
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Repealing DACA is Dangerous, Harmful, and Cruel

Repealing DACA does nothing to promote our core American value of equal opportunity....
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Victory in California! AB89 is Now Law!

Bill requires suicide prevention training for psychologists....
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Trevor Project: Heroic Trans Troops Should Be Celebrated, Not Threatened With Discrimination

"President Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from the military is wrong and un-American. Our heroic transgender troops should be celebrated and thanked for their patriotic service, not threatened with discrimination. We receive calls every day from LGBTQ youth expressing pain and anguish, often over dangerous policies like this one.”...
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Trevor and NCTE FILE FOIA Request—How is DOE protecting LGBTQ youth?

Organizations seek evidence of how policy changes are impacting Department of Education’s oversight to protect students across the country...
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Victory! “Bathroom bills” threatening trans youth defeated in Texas

Tonight we got some good news from Texas....
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Trevor Project Responds to Hate Incidents in Charlottesville, VA

The Trevor Project releases statement on hate-filled and violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA....
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Spike in Crisis Contacts Related to Anti-Trans Rhetoric

The Trevor Project Calls on Policymakers to Cease Anti-Transgender Rhetoric...
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Trevor Responds To Trump Banning Trans Service Members

Trevor Project CEO and Executive Director Amit Paley's statement in response to President Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military....
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Trevor Opposes ACL’s Efforts to Remove Transgender Older Adults from the National Survey

The Trevor Project submitted a letter in support of SAGE’s efforts to include transgender older adults in the NSOAAP. While The Trevor Project’s focus is on LGBTQ youth, we envision a future where our community is never erased. #WeRefuseToBeInvisible...
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Trevor Submits Testimony Against SB91 in Texas

Letter to Senate Committee on State Affairs Chairwoman Joan Huffman urging her to vote against SB91....
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Legal and Civil Rights Advocates Call on State Education Officials to Protect Transgender Students

Following is a press release from Public Justice re: the letter submitted to education officials in all 50 states in which The Trevor Project is a signer....
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Trevor Urges Opposition to BCRA Without Protections for Substance Use Disorders & Mental Health

The Trevor Project (along with 454 other organizations) opposes the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 without protections for substance use disorders & mental health....
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Trevor Joins 166 Organizations Opposing ACA Repeal; AHCA

The Trevor Project Opposes the Repeal of the Affordable Care Act; Medicaid Block Grants/Per Capita Caps; and Defunding of Planned Parenthood...
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Trevor Submits Testimony in Support of Banning Conversion Therapy in NYC

Banning conversion therapy can be a matter of life or death for many young people...
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The Trevor Project Partners with U.S. Rep. Maloney to Introduce the PRIDE Act

We commend Maloney for his leadership on LGBTQ Issues!...
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Pulse Shooting Day of Remembrance Brings Together LGBTQ, Muslim, and Latinx Communities

The Trevor Project joins 59 organizations...
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Trevor Joins 436 Organizations in Opposition of the American Health Care Act

Share this letter with your Congressional leaders!...
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Trevor Responds to Presidential Executive Order Promoting Religious Liberty

The fight is far from over ...
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Trevor Honors Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, the First Out Transgender White House Staffer

The Trevor Project Presents its Outstanding Public Service Award at A Night Out For Trevor: Washington, D.C....
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The Trevor Project Opposes HB 609, the Montana Locker Room Privacy Act

We urge Chairman Doane to consider the public health impact this bill will have on trans youth...
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National LGBTQ Groups Oppose Confirmation of Judge Gorsuch to Supreme Court

The Trevor Project joins 20 other LGBTQ groups...
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The Trevor Project Signs Mental Health Liaison Group’s Medicaid Letter

Recent proposals could adversely impact the 14 million vulnerable people...
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The Trevor Project Responds to Gavin Grimm’s Supreme Court Case

We #StandWithGavin...
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The Trevor Project Joins 127 organizations Urging Passage of the End Racial and Religious Profiling

Pass the End Racial and Religious Profiling Act of 2017...
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The Trevor Project Joins 300+ Civil & Human Rights Organizations in Opposing Confirmation of Gorsuch

The Trevor Project opposes of the confirmation of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States ...
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Trevor Project joins 251 Civil Rights Orgs in Opposing DeVos as Ed Sec

We joined The Leadership Conference's letter in opposition to Betsy DeVos becoming Secretary of Education...
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Tom Price Is Harmful to the Mental Health of LGBTQ Youth

Nominee for HHS Secretary Comes at a Price We Cannot Afford...
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A Letter to LGBTQ Youth on Inauguration Day

Raymond Braun has a supportive message for LGBTQ youth...
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Survey of Trans Adults Shows High Need for Suicide Prevention Services

National Center for Transgender Equality releases the largest survey of transgender adults ever conducted...
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Trace Lysette Has a Message for Trans* and Gender Non-Conforming Youth: You Matter

Trace Lysette Has a Message for Trans* and Gender Non-Conforming Youth...
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The Trevor Project Goes to Mexico to Advise on Creation of Suicide and Crisis Intervention Hotline

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AB 2246 Passes: CA Becomes First State in The Nation With Suicide Prevention Education

AB 2246 Passes: CA Becomes First State in The Nation With Middle and High School Suicide Prevention Education...
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Advocacy Updates: Our Continued Fight For Mental Health Reform

With so much going on in the world, from the 2016 election to tragic violence, now is the time to show LGBTQ youth that we are fighting for their well-being and a brighter future for all. Learn about Trevor's advocacy efforts....
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CDC’s 2015 YRBS Displays Significant Data on LGB Youth Suicide

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released their first body of knowledge that depicts a nationally representative sample of LGB youth. Learn about the data they collected on suicidal thoughts, behaviors, and attempts....
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Conversion Therapy Support Should Be Excluded From All Party Platforms

The Trevor Project asks to ban conversion therapy from all party platforms....
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Bill to Prevent LGBTQ Youth Suicide Advances in the United States Congress

The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) is a comprehensive mental health reform bill that reauthorizes many important and effective mental health programs, including the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act....
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LGBTQ Advocacy: Fighting For LGBTQ Youth Across The Nation

From a youth suicide prevention bill clearing the California Assembly to our fight for stricter gun control, learn how we're fighting for LGBTQ youth across the nation......
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The Trevor Project Calls For Stricter Gun Control Legislation

Our youth need The Trevor Project to be a champion in the fight to restrict access to guns in this country. We will demand that our leaders take action, and we ask that you join us in this fight. ...
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Youth Suicide Prevention Bill Clears California Assembly

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Vermont Bans Conversion Therapy

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Obama Administration Issues Guidance Protecting Transgender Students Nationwide

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D.C. Signs First Law in the Nation to Require a School Suicide Policy To Address LGBTQ Youth Needs

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TN’s HB 1840 Negatively Impacts The Mental Health of LGBTQ Youth

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Statement from Abbe Land: “Religious Freedom” Bills Won’t Stop Us From Making Change in Schools

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DC Passes First Bill in the Nation Requiring a School Suicide Policy To Address Needs of LGBTQ Youth

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Statement from Abbe Land: Georgia Vetoes Anti-LGBTQ Bill

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LGBTQ Advocacy Updates

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Statement from Abbe Land: North Carolina Passes Anti-LGBTQ Law

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Statement from Abbe Land: South Dakota Governor Vetoes Anti-Trans Student Bathroom Bill

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The Lifeguard Workshop: Trevor’s New Online Education Resource

Help bring our suicide prevention training to more classrooms....
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Trevor Helps Introduce the D.C. Youth Suicide Prevention & School Climate Survey Act

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Help Pass The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act

The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act, which provides vital youth suicide prevention and intervention services, needs to be reauthorized. Help get it passed in congressional mental health reform efforts!...
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The Trevor Project Commemorates Human Rights Day

Join us in our fight for LGBTQ human rights....
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Supreme Court Upholds Marriage Equality

Today we celebrate the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to uphold marriage equality...
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The Trevor Project Supports the Passing of Georgia House Bill-198

Abbe Land expressed support for the passing of House Bill-198 by the state of Georgia...
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Presidential Statement Condemns Harmful “Therapy”

Parents, families, and young people seek mental health professionals to find trustworthy help...
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The Trevor Project applauds Obama’s call to end conversion therapy

As one of the national leaders in advocacy and policy change for LGBTQ youth, The Trevor Project applauds...
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Trevor Celebrates the Life-Affirming Work of Graduating YAC Members

Dozens of inspiring and heroic young people have served on the Trevor Youth Advisory Council (YAC),...
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Teen Nick Award-Winner Grants $5,000 to Trevor

Zachary Mallory gave $5,000 to The Trevor Project after being honored as a TeenNick HALO Effect’s award recipient...
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What’s Coming Up for Trevor?

Abbe Land talks about Trevor's new 3-year plan....
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FIFA: Take a Stand Against Homophobia

Trevor asks FIFA to stop homophobic slurs during the World Cup....
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Trevor Joins United Nations Pride Event

Trevor youth volunteer, Alyx Steadman, joins a United Nations' LGBT Pride Month event....
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Trevor Discusses Family Acceptance

On May 29, The Trevor Project will be hosting a briefing on Capitol Hill, sponsored by Congresswomen Jackie Speier and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen...
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BIG NEWS: Transgender Students Protected Under Title IX!

Organizations working to protect transgender youth from discrimination celebrate today’s announcement...
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Positive Policy Supports LGBTQ Youth

February is a month of love, and we at Trevor are emphasizing the positive, loving things we can do to help prevent suicide among LGBTQ youth. For young LGBTQ people in school...
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New Evidence-Based Tools to Create Safe Schools and Prevent Suicide

In time for National School Counseling Week, four leading organizations...
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