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Every Single One: Letters to Those Who Supported Us

Affirmation has an enormous impact — in fact, one accepting adult can decrease an LGBTQ young person’s risk of suicide by up to 40%. For this year’s Every Single One campaign, we’re helping LGBTQ young people tell stories of those who have changed their lives for the better. By telling these stories, we hope to encourage others to do the same. We asked five LGBTQ young people to write a letter to someone who has supported them on their journey and captured those letters in this video. Here’s what they said: Dear Mama,  Thank you for understanding me when no…
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[email protected] Spotlight: My Aguirre

At The Trevor Project, we create intentional spaces, called Affinity Groups, that allow members of Team Trevor to connect with each other around their different intersectional identities. Over the next few months, we’ll feature member spotlights from across Trevor’s Affinity Groups. This month, we’re proud to spotlight LifelineSupervisor and [email protected] member My Aguirre (they/them). As one of The Trevor Project’s pioneering Affinity Groups, [email protected] leads with a mission to create spaces and resources for employees who identify within the Black Diaspora (and their allies) to connect, grow relationships, and build community. Best piece of advice you’ve ever received?  The best…
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A Letter of Thanks

Dear Trevor Family, The holiday season can often be many things at once — beautiful and stressful, joyous and overwhelming, full of people and yet lonely. This Thanksgiving and year-round, The Trevor Project is here for LGBTQ young people who may feel anxious, sad, or isolated. If you or someone you know needs support this season, please know our counselors are always available, 24/7 and for free. Finding time to take care of yourself around the holidays is crucial to protecting mental health. Try taking a moment over the next few days to practice gratitude — many studies have found…
Get Involved with our Fight for Equality
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Get Involved in Our Fight for Equality

The world today feels uncertain and scary. When we look at the issues faced by LGBTQ — especially trans and nonbinary — young people, it can feel overwhelming. There is so much discrimination and disinformation out there, sometimes it feels like there are problems too big to be solved. While it’s true these issues are daunting, there are concrete ways to take action. The antidote to despair is getting involved and effecting change in individual lives.  Transgender Awareness Week is a one-week celebration every year — observed November 13 to November 19 — leading up to Trans Day of Remembrance…
40 Meaningful Miles Challenge
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Join The Trevor Project For 40 Meaningful Miles

Over the past year, we’ve seen amazing efforts from our community of supporters toward helping us raise funds to support LGBTQ young people, whether by reading for millions of minutes, walking thousands of miles, or simply contributing directly to our mission. We are so excited to bring another virtual fundraising challenge to our community! You can join the Facebook group now, start fundraising now, and officially log your miles on November 29 (Giving Tuesday!) until December 31. During this time, you'll commit to 40 Meaningful Miles — however it feels best to you to move — and engage your community…
Intersex: Not Invisible with Alicia Roth Weigel
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Intersex: Not Invisible

October 26 — Intersex Awareness Day — is a day meant for celebrating and advocating for the intersex community. “First and foremost,” intersex justice advocate and Texas Human Rights Commissioner Alicia Roth Weigel explained, “the ‘I’ in LGBTQIA doesn’t stand for ‘invisible’ — it stands for intersex.” But even with a prominent place in the identity alphabet, Alicia asserted that intersex individuals are still marginalized within the larger LGBTQ community, “pushed aside at the expense of the other letters.”  “The world needs to learn what intersex means,” she continued. Intersex is an umbrella term used to describe variations in physical…