- About one-in-five U.S. adults know someone who uses pronouns other than he or she. Normalizing all pronouns can ensure that all of those five people can feel supported.
- Using a person’s chosen name is linked to reduced depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation, and suicidal behavior among transgender youth. Using a person’s “dead name” (or the name they were given at birth) can have negative impacts on depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts and behavior.
- In 2019, the Trevor Project released a national study that, along with many other important findings, uncovered that having at least one supportive adult in the life of a young person who identifies as LGBTQ reduces the chance of a suicide attempt by 40%.
Pride events may be canceled, but COMMUNITY PRIDE is essential and alive in all of us. If you need support, text ‘4hope’ to 741741 or call the Trevor Project Hotline at 1-866-488-7386.