Reflecting on Trans Day of Visibility with Kornbread and Chris Bright
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Reflecting on Trans Day of Visibility With Kornbread and Chris Bright

Demoria Elise, also known as the drag queen Kornbread “The Snack” Jeté from the fourteenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, joined The Trevor Project’s Director of Public Training Chris Bright on Instagram Live to speak on the significance of Transgender Day of Visibility (March 31) and the complexities of trans visibility and joy. As I watched their conversation, reflecting upon on the day’s celebrations of trans and non-binary individuals, and the recent passing of trans community members in my home city of Chicago, I found myself feeling bittersweet, mixed emotions. Though mainstream conversation around Trans Day of Visibility has centered…
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[email protected] Spotlight: Katherine Dews

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 Recruitment Coordinator and [email protected] member Katherine Dews (she/her). 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?  You…
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Liz Dyer Wants Every LGBTQ Person To Have A Mama Bear

Having just one person in your life who loves you for who you are and affirms your identity can be life-changing. The Trevor Project research found that, for LGBTQ youth in the last year, having at least one accepting adult in their life reduced their risk of suicide by 40%. Mama Bears is working to connect all LGBTQ young people to those supporting adults who are willing and able to be there for them and celebrate them. Mama Bears step in and celebrate LGBTQ youth and individuals who may not have support in their lives and families through care packages,…
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A.C. Fowlkes Is Carving Out A Safe Space For Everyone

Content Warning: This story explores suicide loss. 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. A.C. Fowlkes — licensed clinical psychologist, contributor to Forbes.com, CEO of Fowlkes Consulting, and the first trans man board member at The Trevor Project — says creating safe spaces for people is his life’s work. As CEO of a global consulting firm, Fowlkes focuses on LGBTQ sensitivity and transgender inclusion in the workplace, carving out a path for his community. “There’s so much conversation around work/life balance, and what is largely ignored in…
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Celebrating Transgender Day Of Visibility With Black And Trans @ Trevor

International Transgender Day of Visibility, celebrated on March 31, is an annual day dedicated to celebrating trans people, their contributions to history and culture, the vibrant intersections of gender with other held identities, and speaking out against the ongoing prevalence of anti-trans discrimination. To our trans and nonbinary community across the nation and the world: we love you, we are here for you, and you are beautiful, incredible, and indispensable. Join us in celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility with two members of The Trevor Project affinity groups [email protected] and [email protected], Jesse Medina and Marcus Sanders, as they reflect upon the…
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Join The Trevor Project For Our 50 Mile Challenge

The Trevor Project is excited to host our first-ever virtual 50 Mile Challenge! Join us this April by committing to walk/run 50 miles over the month and help us raise funds that will support our mission: to end suicide among LGBTQ young people. Because you are here for Trevor, we can be there for every single LGBTQ young person who needs help. As part of this community of care, you’re playing an active role in creating a more inclusive, safe world for all LGBTQ individuals. Follow these simple steps to join our 50 Mile Challenge: Register in Facebook Messenger now…