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30% suicide attempt rate among youth who describe their orientation as gay or lesbian, 31% suicide attempt rate among youth labeled “transgender,” and 80% of youth harassed as gay in school identify as heterosexual.

Our mission is to prevent suicide and ensure the healthy development of all youth through powerful communication and education on gender and orientation.

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This is an organization with a track record of making a real difference in the world. Political victories mean little if the hearts and minds of parents, clergy, and teachers do not change.

Jonathan Lewis Member of YES Institute's Kiaora Society of Donors

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