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When a young person who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is rejected by family and friends, the toll can be devastating. Self-harm, drug abuse and homelessness become very real risks. For more than two decades, True Colors has supported LGBT youth to avoid such destructive outcomes.
"Things have come a long way in general, but it depends on who the kids are. The kids who have the support from their family and school do well. For the kids who are rejected, their entire world implodes,” said True Colors Executive Director Robin P. McHaelen. Read more here.