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Styles of Pride: Express Yourself

BY: Ryan Bernsten
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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 extraordinary young people to share their stories and what self-expression means to them. Meet Cienna, Kinley, Yev, Mary, and Breanna, LGBTQ+ young people on their journey and hear interwoven anecdotes that showcase the power of taking tangible action toward authentic self-expression. Whether at prom or in the comfort of your own home, our style helps us find who we are. Watch Styles of Pride: Express Yourself  now:

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