The Trevor Project Files Amicus Brief at the 4th Circuit Supporting Protections Against Conversion Therapy in Maryland

As 2019 comes to a close, The Trevor Project continues to advocate  for LGBTQ youth in America’s courts. Today we submitted an amicus brief at […]

Research Brief: Lethal Means Safety to Reduce Youth Suicide

Summary Suicide is the leading cause of violent deaths in the U.S. and the second leading cause of all deaths for youth ages 10–24 (Centers […]

Research Brief: Suicide Attempts among LGBTQ Youth of Color

Summary Research has historically found American Indian/Alaskan Native and White non-Hispanic individuals to be at highest risk for suicide (Curtin & Hedegaard, 2019). In 2017 […]

Research Brief: Diversity of Youth Gender Identity

Introduction Sex assigned at birth, gender, and gender identity impact individuals’ diverse lived experiences. Sex assigned at birth refers to the sex (usually male or […]

Research Brief: Diversity of Youth Sexual Orientation

Summary Sexual orientation is commonly defined as patterns of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions to another person. Decades of research has demonstrated that sexual orientation […]

Research Brief: Unstable Housing and LGBTQ Youth Suicidality

Summary The national challenge surrounding homelessness and housing instability stems from both the prevalence of youth who experience homelessness as well as the relationship between […]

The Trevor Project Commends the FCC on its Report on the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018

Today the FCC released its “Report on the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018,” reporting on the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act that Congress […]

Research Brief: Sharing Thoughts of Suicide

Summary Suicide remains a significant public health issue as the second leading cause of death among youth aged 10-24 years old in the United States […]

National Estimate of LGBTQ Youth Seriously Considering Suicide

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY About The Trevor Project About this Work Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among young people (Hedegaard, Curtin, & Warner, 2018), […]

Research Brief: Accepting Adults Reduce Suicide Attempts Among LGBTQ Youth

Summary The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey (YRBS) highlights high rates of adverse mental health indicators among lesbian, gay, […]