For Immediate Release
September 22nd, 2022
CHAGUANAS (September 22nd, 2022) — The Silver Lining Foundation (SLF) is pleased to announce the nomination of our comprehensive sex education (CSE) project “My Maxi” for Best Film As Decided by a Youth Jury and Best Trinidad & Tobago Film at the 2022 Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival.
Commissioned by SLF as a part of our “CSE? Say Less!” campaign advocating for comprehensive sex education for all, “My Maxi” is a short narrative film…
📣 SOMETHING EXCITING IS COMING! 📣
Commissioned as part of our “CSE? Say Less!” campaign, championing comprehensive sex education, “My Maxi” is up for consideration by the 2022 Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival in not just one but TWO categories:
🏆 Best Film as Decided by a Youth Jury
🏆 Best Trinidad & Tobago Film
Directed by Andrei Pierre, this short film tells the story of Marcus, who becomes inspired to #ConvertHurt and build #StrongerFamilies by talking about his sexual…
Are you or anyone you know an LGBTQI+ person between the age of 15 and 21 and would like to become a peer mentor? This Pride, The Silver Lining Foundation is pleased to launch our newest project: the Peer Support Network, a programme seeking to empower young LGBTQIA+ people through a series of workshops to bring resolution to their own issues in a safe space with their peers by removing the stigma and isolation that young people may feel.
A “silver lining” is a sign of hope in the face of adversity. Ten years ago, SLF was that sign of hope, a figment of the imagination of a group of young people, motivated to create a better society for LGBTQIA+ young people following the tragic death by suicide of a 16-year-old secondary school student who found it impossible to deal with the difficulties arising from his sexuality. A decade later, SLF has gone from an idea to a fully…
The Silver Lining Foundation (SLF) offers warm regards and best wishes for a safe, happy and healthy holiday season!
A “silver lining” is a sign of hope in the face of adversity. As we approach the dawn of another year, we are reminded that while the holidays are meant to be a time of love, togetherness and peace, this may unfortunately not be so for many persons in the LGBTQI+ community. Life continues to be challenging for so many of…
The Silver Lining Foundation’s Stronger Families programme aims to provide crisis support to young LGBTQI+ persons and their families. We are offering free services for a limited time to members of our community.
Sessions are confidential and will be facilitated by trained mental health professionals. Upon completion of this cycle, this project will continue as a paid long-term service.
Book your appointment today: firstname.lastname@example.org. Services commence on September 27th, 2021.
This cycle of Stronger Families is made possible by the…
On June 18, 2021 the Silver Lining Foundation (SLF) submitted its recommendations to the Joint Select Committee (JSC) for the safety and concerns of citizens following the Ministry of National Security’s call for submissions from the public and relevant stakeholders regarding the performance of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).
The SLF highlighted in its submission a list of concerns and recommendations on various issues that we believe are in the interest of safety and security of all citizens.…
🤩 IT’S HERE! 🤩
With our partners at The Family Planning Association of Trinidad & Tobago, Kaleidoscope Trust, The Commonwealth Equality Network & Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, this campaign is intended to provide the much-needed #CSE resources that the parents of our #LGBTQI young people desperately need. We intend to facilitate parents in understanding how to navigate their loved one’s queer experience, allowing them to greater increase and/or improve their knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to fully support their…
The Silver Lining Foundation extends its condolences to the family and friends of Marcus Anthony Singh, also known as Maria Venus Raj. We mourn this loss and recognize him for living authentically, and confidently in his identity.…
AD CASTING | LGBTQIA SOCIAL MEDIA PSA
Executive Producer: The Silver Lining Foundation
Seeking: M/F + Non binary Actors, Models, 20 – 55 y/o (See character breakdown)
Working Title: LGBTQIA Social Media PSA
Logline: A queer son tries to handle his overzealous father who misses the mark when it comes to his support of him.
SON: Male, Early 20’s, Mixed Race, Dark Skinned, Somewhat AthleticFATHER: Male, Late 40’s- Mid 50’s, Medium Build, Working Class, Rough around the edges. A typical cis gendered middle…
The Silver Lining Foundation (SLFTT) is the leading national organisation providing youth-led research, training and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth in Trinidad and Tobago.
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