Resilience: stories, poems, essays, words for LGBT teens about growing up, surviving, living and thriving

On April 28, 2012 by admin

Resilience: stories, poems, essays, words for LGBT teens about growing up, surviving, living and thriving. Ed. by Eric Nguyen. [S.l. : s.n, 2012. Distributed by Lulu.com. 165 p. $16.00.

Sometimes, when the tides of pain and love and injustice are particularly high, artists, poets, and writers are called to create works offering hope and love to those who suffer. Recently, a rash of suicides of bullied young gay, lesbian, questioning teens has brought the LGBT community together to offer hope and support to other youth living in intolerable situations. This impetus has created web sites such as the Trevor Project which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth, the It Gets Better project, and the Make It Safe Project which donates books about sexual orientation and gender expression to schools and youth homeless shelters.

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