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Speech by Executive Director – Launch of 2019 Survey Report

Speech by Executive Director – Launch of 2019 Survey Report


Remarks by Founder & Executive Director of SLF, Mr Jeremy Edwards, at the launch of SLF’s National School Climate Study on Bullying & Gender-Based Violence in Secondary Schools 2019 August 25th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom Mr Sanjin Soldatic, Political Officer/Charge d’ Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Sue-Ann Bharat, Head of the Institute of Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) and immediate past Head, Dr. Gabrielle Hosein, members of the Diplomatic Corps…

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Save The Date! – National School Climate Study Report Launch


The Silver Lining Foundation is excited to announce the launch of our Trinidad & Tobago National School Climate Survey 2019! An SLF-led project by A Sexual Culture of Justice, this survey assessed the impact of various factors as predictors of bullying perpetration and victimization, including attitudes towards LGBT+ persons and exposure to school rules and personal safety. Ultimately, this survey seeks to outline recommendations for reforming school climate to one that fosters mutual respect, willingness to help, a clear understanding…

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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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Nine Years Ago


Nine years ago, The Silver Lining Foundation (SLFTT) staked a claim to protect the lives of young LGBTQI+ people, to empower them and shield them from navigating the world feeling afraid or alone. We committed ourselves to triangulate support, education and advocacy to protect young, queer people. Our mandate to support young people struggling with mental health issues, to educate and sensitise people to the myths and misconceptions of queer existence and to advocate for the development and upkeep of…

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Happy New Year from SLF!


As we approach the dawn of a new year, we take a moment to pause and reflect on the past year even as we weigh the joy of expectations for what is to come. Traditionally, during this time our hearts are filled with joy and anticipation looking towards the future. Often this is done with renewed strength, hope and optimism. As the final curtain falls on 2020, we understand that many are left with uprooted plans, unfulfilled dreams and unpleasant…

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Talk Yuh Talk: LGBTI Policy Agenda 2.0


The Alliance for Justice and Diversity is a social justice coalition of organisations led by Trinidad and Tobago’s LGBTI+ civil society organisations (CAISO: Sex and Gender Justice, Friends for Life, I Am One, The Silver Lining Foundation, Transgender Coalition of T&T, Women’s Caucus of T&T, and WOMANTRA). In addition to issues related to sexuality and gender identity, these organisations work together to prevent gender-based violence, strengthen school safety, improve policing, and champion protection against discrimination based on age, health conditions,…

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GrenCHAP Diversity & Togetherness Panel


Join us and a few of our friends over at GrenCHAP tomorrow for an insightful and important virtual discussion on mobilising our collective efforts to achieve the rights we deserve across the Caribbean. Our very own Earl Edmund will sit on this panel and give our thoughts on why we must work together to achieve this goal. Thursday, October 29th, 2020 / 6:30 pm via GrenCHAP‘s Facebook page Tune in!…

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Finding Pride in Mental Health- Live!


In this live and interactive webcast we will be focusing on one’s mental health, the lived #LGBT​+ experience and how we are building stronger relationships between #LGBTQI​ persons and their families 🏳️‍🌈👭. Featuring guest panellist Dr Katija Khan (Clinical Psychologist),Mr Rian Merrick (MSc. Clinical Mental Health Counselor)Ms Kelly Mc Farlane (Clinical Psychologist, Organisational Psychologist) 0:00:00​ Countdown0:00:15​ Introduction0:00:35​ Topics0:00:50​ Discussion0:03:15​ Safe Spaces0:06:20​ Building Stronger Families0:16:40​ Mental Health During Pride Month0:20:05​ Adverse Experiences & Trauma0:24:55​ Conversion Therapy0:28:55​ Family Acceptance0:38:00​ Lasting Ally Support0:41:15​…

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Diversity and Inclusion, empowering youth to create cultural change


We were happy to work with The Cotton Tree Foundation (@thecottontreefoundation) on their youth empowerment project. The Silver Lining Foundation (SLF) was asked to facilitate their last session on diversity and inclusion, to better equip young students with the necessary tools and education to foster respect, empathy and inclusivity among their peers. ⁣⁣The British High Commission, Port of Spain (@ukincaribbean) continued its commitment to supporting the Anti-Bullying work that SLF had undertaken in 2019. These students were asked to produce…

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4th Annual Women’s Rights Rally & March


Today different people from diverse communities came together to march and rally for gender justice, women’s rights and against patriarchal ideals that oppress and limit women’s and other vulnerablised groups freedoms. #IWD2020 it’s 4th-year inaction continued to make visibility and intersectionality important. The mass gathering was a living embodiment of theme #GenerationEquality. #LGBTI organisations and activists walked in solidarity with Caribbean feminist and women’s movement, claiming space in our nation. We continue to band together to break down the chains…

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