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A year after anti-gay remarks, 49ers’ Chris Culliver continues LGBT outreach

Friday, March 7, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is continuing his outreach to the LGBT community more than a year after his anti-gay remarks leading up to the Super Bowl. [ Read more → ]
Chris Culliver

Culliver to attend sensitivity training, volunteer with at-risk LGBT youth

Saturday, February 2, 2013
NEW ORLEANS -- San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will begin sensitivity training and education immediately after the Super Bowl following his anti-gay remarks this week, then begin volunteer work with at-risk homosexual youth nationwide. [ Read more → ]

Celebrities mark Trevor Project Day to raise awareness for suicide prevention (Video)

Thursday, September 27, 2012
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – To raise awareness of the organization’s life-saving programs and services, The Trevor Project is hosting The Trevor Project Day today, Thursday, Sept. 27, at its offices in West Hollywood, with high-profile guests such as Darren Criss, Jessica Lu, Kevin McHale, Missi Pyle, Zachary Quinto and others in attendance. [ Read more → ]

Bullied gay teen’s suicide note: Insight on EricJames Borges’ tragic death at age 19

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
On Jan., 14, 2012, EricJames Borges committed suicide, shocking his friends and his co-workers at The Trevor Project. SDGLN Contributor Melanie Nathan attended one of his funerals, and obtained a copy of one of his suicide notes that gives insight on what he was thinking. This is her exclusive story. [ Read more → ]

Suicide claims another LGBT youth: Trevor Project intern Eric Borges

Thursday, January 12, 2012
Eric James Borges, 19, of Visalia, California, succumbed to suicide Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Known as EricJames to his friends, he was an intern with The Trevor Project, and a Supplemental instructor at the College of the Sequoias. [ Read more → ]
David McFarland (right), with Trevor Project supporter, actor Daniel Radcliffe

Trevor Project director warns: Media attention of specific LGBTQ youth suicides harmful

Thursday, October 20, 2011
David McFarland, the interim executive director and CEO for The Trevor Project -- a national suicide prevention hotline for LGBT youth -- is warning that overexposure by the media and LGBT bloggers, press, and Facebook pages focusing on specific cases of suicides by LGBT youth may be exacerbating the problem. [ Read more → ]

Boston Red Sox: ‘It’s OK to be your own unique being’

Sunday, July 3, 2011
The Boston Red Sox on Friday joined the “It Gets Better Project” and “The Trevor Project” in producing a video to inspire hope for young people who may be struggling adversity and intolerance. [ Read more → ]
Danioel Radcliffe

Trevor Project honors Daniel Radcliffe with ‘Hero’ award for LGBT youth advocacy

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Actor Daniel Radcliffe on Monday was honored by The Trevor Project with the Trevor Hero Award, recognizing him as an inspiration to LGBT youth, and for his efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the LGBTQ community. [ Read more → ]

Happy 21st birthday, Chris Colfer

Friday, May 27, 2011
To honor of Chris Colfer's 21st birthday, here's a look at the video message he made for the "It Gets Better" project. Happy birthday Chris! [ Read more → ]

Lambert to perform ‘Aftermath’ on ‘American Idol,’ single to benefit Trevor Project

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Adam Lambert will offer a remixed version of his hit song "Aftermath," with proceeds from the sale benefiting The Trevor Project, a national organization focused on crisis intervention and suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth. [ Read more → ]

Prayers for Equality: An interview with Sigourney Weaver

Sunday, February 13, 2011
In our struggle for equality, we are so often met with the question “Can people really change?” We so frequently run up against the wall of having a conversation with someone who seems unmovable. And sometimes, the sad truth [...] [ Read more → ]

HRC to share Harvey Milk’s Castro storefront with The Trevor Project

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Following a national outcry over the HRC’s announcement that they were turning the space that once housed the camera store owned by Harvey Milk into a gift store, the Human Rights Campaign announced they are donating part of the space to the Trevor Project. [ Read more → ]

Facebook working to combat cyber-bullying — but when does free speech become hate speech?

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Facebook is teaming up with Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLADD), The Trevor Project and others to form a new “Network of Support” to help combat bullying of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens. [ Read more → ]

‘Harry Potter’ star Daniel Radcliffe speaks out against homophobia in new PSA

Saturday, February 27, 2010
[caption id="attachment_6541" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Radcliffe"][/caption] Daniel Radcliffe is hoping to stamp out homophobia by starring in a new campaign encouraging tolerance for all sexual orientations. The Harry Potter star has filmed a public service announcement (PSA) on behalf of the Trevor Project, the leading organization... [ Read more → ]
Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe donation to support LGBT youth helpline

Monday, August 10, 2009
Daniel Radcliffe, the critically-acclaimed star of the "Harry Potter" film series and Broadway's "Equus" has made “a major donation” to The Trevor Project, the non-profit organization that operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ)... [ Read more → ]
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