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The Trevor Project Introduces The Circle Of Light

At The Trevor Project, our circle of volunteers, counselors, staff, and donors share a vision to help young LGBTQ people find their light and build an equitable world. As a community of care, we work to provide 24/7 support to LGBTQ young people in crisis, and help ensure that every young LGBTQ person feels seen, loved, and accepted. Donors are an essential part of the organization, and integral to how The Trevor Project thrives. To advance this work and our mission of ending suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people, The Trevor Project is excited to…
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Celebrating Lesbian Visibility Day With Trevor Project Staff Member Gray Muranaga

Lesbian Visibility Day, celebrated annually on April 26 since its inception in 2008, is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the incredible contributions and vibrancy of the lesbian community within the larger LGBTQ community. At The Trevor Project, we love our lesbian community, and want every young lesbian individual to know that this is a safe place for them. This year, The Trevor Project is amplifying the work of Gray Muranaga (they/them), Training Coordinator at The Trevor Project and visual artist. Gray shared some insights into their art practice, the intersections of their identities, and what lesbian visibility means to…
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[email protected] Spotlight: Jonathan Quant

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 Training Coordinator and [email protected] member Jonathan Quant (he/him). 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? My…
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Opening Up The Conversation Around Eating Disorders With Desireé Luckey

Content Warning: This story explores eating disorders. For support, our trained crisis counselors are available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386, via chat www.TheTrevorProject.org/Get-Help, or by texting START to 678-678. This Mental Health Awareness Month, The Trevor Project is challenging norms and facilitating honest discussion around the real issues LGBTQ young folks deal with. Desireé Luckey, Director of Policy at URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity, sat down with The Trevor Project to open up the conversation around eating disorders in the LGBTQ community and discuss the implications of recent research released by The Trevor Project on eating disorders among LGBTQ youth.…
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The Trevor Project and the PwC Charitable Foundation Receive PR News Award for Innovative Collaboration

The Trevor Project strives to reach the 1.8 million LGBTQ young people who seriously consider suicide every year in the United States — it is imperative to our mission of ending suicide among LGBTQ young people. Collaborations, like the one between The Trevor Project and the PwC Charitable Foundation, make our mission possible by innovating and advancing the methods we use to reach and assist these young people. This collaboration, which was recently awarded a PR News Award for Corporate & Non-Profit Partnership, allowed The Trevor Project to transform its technology infrastructure, volunteer recruitment methods, and best-in-class data security and…
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The Trevor Project Community Went Above And Beyond For The 50 Mile Challenge

Our community of generous and determined supporters made a huge commitment to walk/run/bike/travel 50 miles over the month of April, all to support The Trevor Project’s mission of ending suicide among LGBTQ young people. We are so proud to announce that our community went above and beyond for this challenge, logging over 252,000 miles and raising an incredible $1,313,377 for The Trevor Project.  Over 13,000 individuals came together to accomplish this goal, joining in a Facebook group that became a circle of love and care for LGBTQ young people across the country (and for each other). Throughout the month, members…