Harry’s Proudly Supports The Trevor Project

This year, we’ve partnered with Harry’s on an inspiring campaign that spotlights the protective factors that positively impact mental health in the LGBTQ+ community. Throughout the month of June, Harry’s will share stories written by individuals as letters to their younger selves that reflect on an experience related to their mental health. Supporting each narrative will be insights and resources that encourage people to take action in their community and their own mental health journeys. As part of supporting this campaign, Harry’s is donating $400,000 to The Trevor Project in 2024, bringing their total contributions to over $2.1 million. This…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Procter & Gamble Announces Fifth Annual “Can’t Cancel Pride” Virtual Event

As a long-time champion of LGBTQ+ equality, P&G developed Can’t Cancel Pride to celebrate the people and organizations demonstrating a continued commitment to advancing LGBTQ+ equality. The annual event brings together prominent LGBTQ+ and ally artists to perform during an hour-long benefit streaming show, providing much needed visibility and funding for six LGBTQ+ organization, including The Trevor Project. The 5th annual Can’t Cancel Pride, produced by iHeartMedia and P&G, will stream on iHeartRadio’s YouTube and Facebook pages, Hulu, Revry, and The Advocate Channel on June 12 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT featuring performances by Elton John Impact…
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Why We Ride: Stories from Our 53 Mile Pride Ride

Pride is a time for celebration, but also a time for action. This year for Pride, The Trevor Project is sharing stories of young changemakers improving their communities and building a world where LGBTQ+ young people are embraced as their authentic selves. Allies all over are supporting them in this endeavor by getting out in their community and raising money to ensure Trevor is here 24/7 for every single LGBTQ+ young person. The Trevor community shows up for each other, even in the face of incredible challenges. That’s why we’re excited to invite you to join our third annual 53…
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Exploring Positive Youth Development In Online Spaces: 3 Key Insights To Create Thriving & Positive Outcomes For LGBTQ+ Young People

Written by: Tommy Marzella, Katherine Ross, Ph.D., and Diane Hsieh, Ph.D. For over a decade, The Trevor Project has operated TrevorSpace, an affirming, online community for LGBTQ+ young people between the ages of 13-24. TrevorSpace helps young people explore their identities, get peer advice, find peer support and joy, and make friends in a moderated community. TrevorSpace is designed for young people to start or enter conversations around their identity and interests, including topics like mental health, gender identity, sexual orientation, coming out, as well as entertainment, games, debate, and more. With fewer than 40% of LGBTQ young people finding…
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Andrew Mortensen, Biking Across the World for Trevor

Starting in 2020, Andrew Mortensen felt the gloom of COVID-19. Initially searching for a way to spend more time outdoors, he took the small step of biking between two national parks in the Pacific Northwest. Little did he know that his journey would eventually span 37 countries and over 27,000 miles, making him the first openly gay man to cycle around the globe, from North America to the tip of South America, from Spain to Singapore. Along the way, Andrew fundraised over $19,000 for The Trevor Project and wore an orange Trevor t-Shirt to spread the message of hope that…
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Women’s History is Trans History

Women’s History Month is meant to commemorate women’s vital contributions to society, and while we know a lot about the Suffragettes and Title IX, people like Sojourner Truth and Billie Jean King, trans women have been historically left out of the month-long recognition. Advancements in rights for the entire LGBTQ+ community can be traced back to the tireless efforts and creative resistance of trans women. Because of the double forces of transphobia and misogyny, fundamental rights many take for granted, like housing, employment, medical care, and social support, remain difficult to attain for trans women and transfeminine people. LGBTQ+ history…
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Chicago’s Citypill, Where Queer Goes Without Saying

Chicago’s DIY music scene is as exciting and dynamic as the people who live here — every weekend offers opportunities to see punk shows, DJ sets, avant-garde noise, performance art, rappers, jazz and blues bands, and more, and more. And even though Chicago has so much to offer, if you don’t branch out, it can appear like the dominating force is punk bands lead by white cis guys. No shade to those punk bands (I love many of them!), but I spent my adolescence in the DIY punk scene. After many years, the same chord progressions can get monotonous. And…