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A Heartfelt Message From LGBTQ Elders To The LGBTQ Youth Of Today

Suicide rates among queer kids growing up in America today are unfortunately high. The people in this video have seen decades of the gay rights movement go by. So when they tell you "it gets better," I'm inclined to believe they know what they're talking about. There's so much you can learn from your elders. Please stick around to hear them out.

A Heartfelt Message From LGBTQ Elders To The LGBTQ Youth Of Today

Trigger warning: discussions of suicide.

If you are in crisis or in need of immediate support, please call:


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Trevor Project

1-866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)

The GLBT National Help Center

Hotline:1-888-THE-GLNH (888-843-4564)

Youth Talkline:1-800-246-PRIDE (800-246-7743)

via CNN / Twitter

Eviction seemed imminent for Dasha Kelly, 32, and her three young daughters Sharron, 8; Kia, 6; and Imani, 5, on Monday. The eviction moratorium expired over the weekend and it looked like there was no way for them to avoid becoming homeless.

The former Las Vegas card dealer lost her job due to casino closures during the pandemic and needed $2,000 to cover her back rent. The mother of three couldn't bear the thought of being put out of her apartment with three children in the scorching Nevada desert.

"I had no idea what we were going to do," Kelly said, according to KOAT.

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