Angelika

Alum and volunteer

$10 make LGBTQ youth visible.

"I'm here. I am proud of that. I'm still here."

Beatriz

Age 20

$10 = one day without hearing “dyke” in the lunch room

"People told me that I should die."

Heather Matarazzo

Actress and Hetrick-Martin Institute Ambassador

$10 make LGBTQ youth visible.

"Some teens keep their secret inside for fear they'll be shunned."

Joel

Age 17

$10 = one day without hearing “faggot” in the halls

"In the 8th grade, I didn't want to live anymore."

Luis

Age 18

Another LGBTQ teen found family.

"It's a second family. A second home."

Manuel

Alum and volunteer

Another LGBTQ teen found family.

"You always want to preserve home."

Walter

Board member

$10 make LGBTQ youth visible.

"We need to take care of our own."

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