Buddies Over Bullies

Happy Bullying Prevention Month! This month is particularly important for the Silver Lining Foundation as it reminds us of the genesis of the foundation – to serve as a guardian body for marginalized youth who are or have been victims of bullying, seeking to prevent suicide and discrimination. While our primary focus is centered on youth under the framework of sexual diversity and gender identity and expression, we are charged with tackling bullying and discrimination as a general notion. Bullying…

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Mom, Dad – I’m Gay!

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding & Acceptance. How do you think you would react if your child came to you and said, “Mom, Dad, I think I’m gay”? Most parents would be horrified. They assume that their children are heterosexual. In Trinidad and Tobago, there are many young people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) and there are those who question whether they are or not. No matter what their age, many people are afraid their parents…

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