More than 1.8 million young LGBTQ+ people consider suicide every year in the United States, according to research by The Trevor Project.
The nonprofit is the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ+ youth.
Shira Kogan, Senior Corporate Development Manager at The Trevor Project, has been with the organization since April 2018. She joined The Trevor Project because of her personal and professional passion for LGBTQ+ and mental health advocacy.
Even though the way we celebrate pride is different this year, it's as important as ever to work toward a better future for those who continue to stand up to injustice and inequality. Join us by donating your miles to partner charities or campaigns that benefit LGBTQ causes in the communities we serve.
Last year, with your help, we raised more than 1 million miles. This year, take pride in your miles by donating to organizations like:
Over the last 21 years, The Trevor Project has saved countless young LGBTQ lives by providing 24/7 support through free and confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs.
Our story began in 1998, when HBO aired the Academy Award-winning short film “Trevor.” Introduced by Ellen DeGeneres, the film was broadcast alongside the launch of TrevorLifeline, the world’s first 24/7 national lifeline supporting LGBTQ — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning — young people in need of crisis intervention. The first calls were answered that night.
On Thursday, October 15, the Fox Pride LGBT-Straight Alliance commemorated its first anniversary with an outdoor event in honor of Spirit Day, GLAAD's yearly campaign to support LGBT youth and speak out against bullying. The event, held at the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles and at the Fox International Channels office in Hong Kong, brought together Fox Pride members and supporters from across 21st Century Fox businesses to celebrate the company's LGBT community.