Trevor Talks Episode two logo How to talk safely about suicide.

TrevorTalks Unpacks Talking About Suicide Safely

One of the hardest topics to talk about is suicide. Many of us may know people who have attempted or lost their lives to suicide, but talking about it can often feel taboo. We live in a society that sweeps a lot of tough conversations under the rug. In 2017, a person died by suicide every 11 minutes. It’s the second leading cause of death among young people ages 10-14, and the third leading cause for young people ages 15-24. Suicide is currently considered a public health crisis in the United States. But even though it’s such a common cause…
Alma and Enrique

Meet Alma and Enrique

“When Enrique invited me to join LGBT Rights Mexico it changed my life, because he gave me that chosen family that in the end became my safe space. I met many people from all over the country, and in the end, I found what I thought I didn't have.” - Alma (she/her) Enrique founded “LGBT Rights” Mexico in 2021 because he didn’t think it was possible to be out in politics in Mexico. He decided that being his authentic self would bring change to the Mexico political system, and his co-founded Alma has found purpose in organizing. 

Meet The NextKidz

“We are a group of individuals that come together and make some beautiful art together. We are full of artists and artistry and we're all about following your dreams, dreaming in color, and being authentic to yourself. Because at the end of the day, we want to not only be ourselves authentically to the world, but we want to inspire everybody who watches us, who looks up to us to follow their dreams.” - RiRi (she/her) The Nextkidz was founded in 2017 and features LGBTQ dancers and allies who hail from the Bay Area. They use dance to build community,…

Meet Harry and Kolby

“I wanted to be that role model and teacher in a community that I knew that I needed when I was a kid. And so I knew that it was, I guess, kind of on my shoulders, a calling to make sure that I did that.” - Harry (he/him) “Seeing a teacher who was out and being successful in life meant a lot to me, not just because of just the representation of that and seeing that this isn't something that's extremely rare in the South, that it’s something that can be normalized.” - Kolby (he/him) After Harry started teaching…
Gender cool

Meet the leaders from Gender Cool

“It's been such a positive thing to just be with people just like you.” - Hayden (she/her) The GenderCool Project is a youth-led movement bringing positive change to the world. The Champions are helping replace misinformed opinions with positive experiences meeting transgender and non-binary youth who are thriving.

Meet Diego

“I didn’t have to pick being my authentic self or having this relationship with my family — I got to have both.”

Meet Jahmai

“I’m Black, I’m Deaf, and queer; that’s who I am.”

Meet Shéár

“What I found was support and compassion and care and relatability… I was able to be raw and vulnerable.”

Meet Bowie

“I literally feel like a butterfly. I’ve come out of a cocoon and become exactly who I was always meant to be.”

Meet Sophia

“The first time I contacted The Trevor Project, it really helped to have someone to just listen — not tell you that you’re wrong, or that you’re just a teenager.”