Tag Archives: Trevor Project

AT&T Makes $1M Pride Month Gift To Trevor Project

Via press release from AT&T: As we kick-off Pride Month, AT&T is proud to announce a $1 million donation and a multi-year partnership with The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth aged 10 – 24, and LGBTQ youth are almost …

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Ellen Welcomes Alabama Father Who Picketed Roy Moore On Behalf Of His Late Lesbian Daughter [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Nathan Mathis, the Wicksburg man who this week criticized U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore for calling gays perverts,  appeared today on the “Ellen” show. Mathis received national attention after holding a sign outside Moore’s Midland City rally Monday that read “Judge Roy Moore called my daughter Patti Sue Mathis (who committed suicide) a pervert because she was …

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John Oliver To Host Trevor Project Gala

Oh look, actual good news: Comedian, actor, and Last Week Tonight host John Oliver is set to emcee the 2017 TrevorLIVE New York gala on June 19 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. YouTube personality Randy Rainbow will serve as Voice of God. Additional guests will include Imagine Dragons, Edie Windsor, Shoshana Bean, Barrett Pall, BD Wong, Brandon Uranowitz, Brendan …

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CINCINNATI: Community Rallies In Memory Of Ohio Trans Teen Leelah Alcorn

JMG reader Andy writes: My partner and I live in Northern Kentucky in the greater Cincinnati area and attended Leelah’s vigil at the Woodward Theater in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood last night.  There were approximately 600 persons attending the vigil last night in the theater, both on the floor and in the balcony. In attendance were many of the Cincinnati LGBT …

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MISSOURI: LGBT Groups Stand With Family Of Teen Killed By Cop

A coalition of 17 national LGBT and civil rights groups have issued a joint letter in support of the family of Missouri teenager Michael Brown, whose killing by a police officer has inflamed racial tensions and prompted a national outcry. Among the groups signing the letter are the ACLU, HRC, GLAD, GLAAD, GMHC, NGLTF, PFLAG, and the Trevor Project.

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Esurance: $100K For LGBT Charities

Yesterday Esurance announced a $100,000 giveaway to “three worthy charities” which will get a percentage of the donation based on the votes made on the company’s Facebook page.  Right on cue, Bryan Fischer tweeted out a call for a boycott. Expect Esurance’s stock value to triple shortly, a la Home Depot.

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Quote Of The Day – Debra Messing

“I’d be devastated if my son grows up to be a hetero (sexual). As a parent you just envision a certain life for your child. I mean, if he’s straight, think of all the fabulous things he’s going to miss out on!” – Debra Messing, joking with Will McCormack from the stage at a Trevor Project event. (Via Zack Ford)

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Asshat Of The Day – David Caton

“We’re challenging Mars-Wrigley to stop advertising and stop supporting this kind of content that is aimed at an immoral behavior that children would embrace. It [MTV’s Degrassi] has content that is very extraordinarily explicit towards transgender and homosexual lifestyles. It often has promotions on there that direct teens to organizations that will encourage them to embrace and accept the transgender …

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Seen At The Trevor Project Gala

This cute bit of animation ran during last night’s Trevor Project gala to honor Lady Gaga. Hollywood Reporter has lots of photos and a recap of the celebs who showed up to support suicide prevention for LGBT kids.

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AFA’s “One Million Moms” Vs Target

The American Family Association has handed off their campaign against Target to their new One Million Moms group. Last week the AFA denounced the retail giant for advertising alongside a Trevor Project PSA on LGBT suicide. The Trevor Helpline promotion aired during the “Beat It” episode of Teen Nick’s Degrassi series when teen Riley, the openly gay football captain and …

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FLORIDA: Hate Group Complains That Target Wants To Prevent LGBT Suicides

MTV’s Teen Nick channel is running a PSA from the Trevor Project. And since God’s Gentle People want to see gay kids dead, they are complaining. Upon discovering that Target Corporation is the main advertiser during Degrassi, the Florida Family Association — which describes that program as “shameful” — prepared an e-mail for the public to send to the CEO …

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White House To Honor Trevor Project

Just in via press release: Tomorrow, Thursday, August 25, 2011, the White House will honor The Trevor Project as a leading innovator in the realm of suicide prevention as part of the “Champions of Change” initiative. The Trevor Project is the leading organization selected for this honor representing youth suicide prevention and crisis intervention among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and …

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