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Dr. Jack Turban’s New Book Confronts Misinformation on Gender Identity and Young People

Dr. Jack Turban's New Book Confronts Misinformation on Gender Identity and Young People The Trevor Project spoke to Jack Turban, MD, MHS about his book, “Free to Be: Understanding Kids & Gender Identity.” Turban is a Harvard, Yale, and Stanford-trained child and adolescent psychiatrist and founding director of the Gender Psychiatry Program at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is an internationally recognized researcher and clinician whose expertise and research on the mental health of transgender youth have been cited in legislative debates and major federal court cases regarding the civil rights of transgender people in the United…
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Styles of Pride: Express Yourself

Finding yourself is a multi-faceted journey, whether that means trying on a wig for the first time, seeing a queer-affirming movie, or picking out the pronoun pin that feels right. Adults who affirm that journey help LGBTQ+ young people feel free to be authentic without fear of rejection.  Watching young people use their style to explore themselves ultimately helps us realize that self-expression is just a way to show the world who we are on the inside.  Alongside our partners at Macy’s, who have supported The Trevor Project’s mission by raising over $6 million dollars to date, we invited five…

Meet Alexis

“The change I'm just hoping to see in the world is equality and equity… I think that we should all show for the trans community in allyship and honor each other because we're better in community, and anything against us is against all of us.” - Alexis (she/her), Deputy Director for The Queer Trans Project Alexis was fortunate to have a mom who would always have open and affirming conversations about her sexuality. This openness taught her what allyship looked like. So when Alexis met a girl she couldn’t stop thinking about, she felt safe knowing that her family was…

Meet Julia and Holly

“To me, Pride in Action means being a role model to other people around the community and around the country. To be able to show them that you can start small, you can start anywhere. That one action can make ripples that you didn't even know were possible until you try.” - Julia (she/they) Growing up in the South, Julia didn’t always see representation for people like her. After her best friend came out in middle school, Julia began exploring her sexuality and using she/they pronouns. Julia learned the importance of leadership, eventually becoming president of the Gay-Straight Alliance at…

Drag Race Winner Nymphia Wind releases new book chapter, calling for more open conversations about mental health during AAPI Heritage Month

Nymphia Wind, the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 16, released a chapter of her book Breaking Wind, The Art of Letting Go in collaboration with The Trevor Project. While the book that was dreamt up by Nymphia as part of a Drag Race challenge is fictitious, Nymphia’s reflections on her own mental health as a queer member of the AAPI community are very real. Read Nymphia’s latest chapter, written in collaboration with The Trevor Project, below. A special chapter of Breaking Wind: The Art of Letting Go, written in honor of AAPI Heritage Month 2024 By: Nymphia Wind The…

Abercrombie & Fitch Proudly Supports The Trevor Project

This year, we are proud to celebrate our fourteenth year of partnership with our friends at Abercrombie & Fitch, a brand that has made a point of celebrating Pride and honoring the LGBTQ+ community all year long. Abercrombie’s 2024 gender-inclusive Pride Collection was designed to celebrate the joy and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community. Available all year long, A&F’s 2024 Pride Collection is yet another example of how Abercrombie invites their customers to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community 24/7, 365. Including this year’s donation, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has partnered with their customers to raise more than $5 million for The…