Tag Archive | The Trevor Project

US: Suicidal thoughts for four in 10 young LGBT+

US: Suicidal thoughts for four in 10 young LGBT+

More than 40% of young, LGBT+ Americans say they considered suicide in the past year, laid low by COVID-19 lockdowns and political attacks in the Trump era, a survey found on Wednesday. According to the Trevor Project, a US non-profit dedicated to suicide prevention for LGBT+ Americans, about 70% of the 35,000 young people it surveyed […]

US: Models walk the New York runway to fight LGBT+ suicide

US: Models walk the New York runway to fight LGBT+ suicide

Models will strut the runway during New York’s semi-annual Fashion Week to help prevent suicide among LGBT+ teens, taking advantage of the crowds and attention to raise awareness of the risk to more than 1 million young people. Dubbed #YOLO: You Only Live Once, the show on Saturday is aimed at raising money for the […]

US: Nearly one in 50 teen students see selves as transgender, government reports

US: Nearly one in 50 teen students see selves as transgender, government reports

Nearly one in 50 US high-school students consider themselves transgender, and more than a third of those say they attempted suicide in the previous year, according to the first study of its kind by a government agency, released on Thursday. Those transgender students are the frequent victims of violence and bullying, threatened at school, and […]