Founded in 1998, The Trevor Project is an American organisation focused on the prevention of suicide among LGBTQI youth. In what has been a year …
Escape Velocity, a creative project of films and live performances made with trans and gender non-conforming young people in Melbourne, launches into Phase Two this …
Folau also criticised churches for accepting same-sex marriage and called on his fellow Christians to stand up for God’s teachings.
“I just want kids – and grown ups – to know that if their parents can’t accept them as they are, that’s their parents’ failure, not theirs.”
“I’m a small town country boy, and if we had had social media or the reach Minus18 has when I was younger, it would have made all the difference.”
“When I came home after performing one night, my mum told me to wash off my eyeliner. I had glitter on my nails and she brought nail polish remover and removed it herself.”
42 percent of non-binary young people had also attempted suicide, as well as 30 percent of young trans women, according to the US study.
“The time is now to support young LGBTI people, because you’re no longer jeopardising your business by doing so.”
Imagine a world where LGBTI+ young people do not have to question if a particular industry or workplace is going to result in them having to hide who they are.