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#TBT – Pride 2023

#TBT – Pride 2023


“Openness may not completely disarm prejudice, but it’s a good place to start.” — Jason Collins On this very special #TBT, we throw it back to this past Sunday, where LGBTQIA+ people and allies gathered in love, joy and harmony to march for the right to love and be unequivocally loved and to celebrate our existence and the progress that’s been made in the fight for equal rights. SLF holds values of unity, togetherness and community close to our hearts,…

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Pride…Inside & Out!


Pride Month is a celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of our community. It is a time of remembrance, reflection and togetherness to fight intolerance, violence and discrimination. Pride Month reminds us to build the strength to continue breaking barriers to equality and confronting all forms of discrimination year-round, not just during one month.  Though Pride Month is celebrated globally in June to commemorate the 1969 New York Stonewall Rights and celebrate the progress toward LGBTQIA+ equality, TT Pride Month…

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Mother’s Day 2023


A mother is not just someone who has birthed a child; mothers are phenomenal people who are dedicated to their families through any obstacles. This Mother’s Day, we reflect on the role that mothers play in our lives. Whether our mothers are in our lives or not, by force or choice, they and our experiences with them help to shape who we are and who we become.  We also hold space for those who may be experiencing negative feelings about…

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MEDIA RELEASE: SLF CSE Project Nominated by TTFF


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…

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SLF x TTFF2022


📣 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…

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Father’s Day 2022


June can be a celebratory month for LGBTQIA+ parents. On top of Pride, which reminds us of our community history and acts as a renewed call for continued support, Father’s Day is also a time to call for greater inclusion and awareness of diverse families. It is a time for us to acknowledge the father figures in our lives and the evolving role of fathers everywhere. Parenthood is something that may feel like a foreign concept to some LGBTQIA+ people,…

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Let’s Get Better Together: IG Live!


July is Trinidad and Tobago’s local #Pride month 🏳️‍🌈, and against the backdrop of COVID-19, we are reminded that many members of our community are experiencing increased hardships with regards to their physical and mental health, economic livelihoods and personal safety under this pandemic. ‘Building Stronger Families: Let’s Get Better Together!’ is an opportunity to connect and discuss ways we can best support ourselves and each other. Join us on Instagram Live (@silverliningtt) Wednesday 21st July at 7:30 pm as…

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Transgender Day Of Remembrance 2020


Today, on #TransgenderDayOfRemembrance, we remember the lives of our brothers and sisters lost to transphobic violence. We remember and honour those who’ve been lost to hatred and prejudice as we remind ourselves of the challenges that transgender people continue to face every single day. The trans experience is independent of sexual orientation; transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, asexual or any part of the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Some may even consider conventional sexual orientation labels inapplicable to them. We…

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Coming Out Day 2020


❤️ Your journey & identity are valid.🧡 Take your time; come out when you’re ready.💛 It’s normal to feel worried.💚 Reach out to someone if you feel burdened.💙 You are loved & supported.💜 Owning your truth may be difficult but it will be worth it.Today, on the heels of #WorldMentalHealthDay, we celebrate the courage it takes to tell the world who you are and celebrate your very existence. Wherever you are in your journey, we love you, we support you…

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Free & Private Counselling for LGBT+ & Family


Sign up today for our FREE service designed uniquely for LGBTI persons or their family members to receive private counselling with trained professionals.⁣⁣Available in-person and or electronically, allow us to provide our community with a flexible environment to unburden your daily struggles.⁣⁣Enquire Today:⁣Email – hello@slftt.org or⁣Call Us – +1 (868) 470-1967*⁣⁣An initiative made possible through the financial support by the European Union and Sexual Culture of Justice project.⁣…

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