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#stage13supports Trans Youth and Anti-Bullying

Inspired by episode “Elliot” from season 2 of its horror series Two Sentence Horror Stories on The CW, Stage 13 is shining a light on the hot-button issue of transphobic bullying amongst trans students, and collaborating with internationally known non-profit organizations whose missions are to make the world a safer place for the LGBTQIA+ community. Stage 13 hopes to end the real life horrors many youths are currently facing by providing resources that may help them live in a safer and more equitable world. Check out the candid conversation above with James Goldman who plays ‘Elliot’ and Ve’ondre Mitchell, HRC’s youth ambassador of 2021 on being young and trans.

Watch “Elliot” on Netflix.
Watch “Elliot” on CWTV.com.

Resources from our Friends

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

43% of transgender students are bullied at school. But just one supportive adult can significantly improve these students’ ability to thrive. The Human Rights Campaign has tools to help. Visit www.welcomingschools.org to make your school a welcoming school.

GLAAD

To learn more about transgender people, issues the community faces, how to be an ally, and language and terminology, visit https://www.glaad.org/transgender

It Gets Better

More than HALF of LGBTQ+ students experience harassment based on sexual orientation or gender expression, but you are not alone. Visit www.itgetsbetter.org/get-help to find a community of support and access to resources for LGBTQ+ youth around the world. It Gets Better!

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people. If you or someone you know needs help or support, The Trevor Project’s trained crisis counselors are available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386, via chat TheTrevorProject.org/Help, or by texting START to 678678.

Crisis services are only domestically available, but TrevorSpace, the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, is available globally. Link to that here: TrevorSpace.org, an affirming international community for LGBTQ+ youth to connect with each other and find peer support.