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Meet Tyler

BY: Trevor News
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“Being here with The Trevor Project is such a full circle moment for me, you know, people and an organization that helped save my life.”

– Tyler (he/him)

Growing up in a conservative, church-going household in West Virginia,Tyler found meaning in his family and his church. When Tyler started to come to terms with his gay identity, he started to become isolated from his community. Tyler reached out to The Trevor Project, where he found support and encouragement from counselors. Encouraged by his mom’s unwavering love, Tyler came out to his community and became an advocate for LGBTQ+ equality, eventually moving to New York and becoming a high school organizer and now as an intern on Capitol Hill. 

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