1. Openly Transgender cover designer D Gavi Chayim's interview with Stephanie Silberstein. Silberstein talks about LGBTQ suicide prevention, encourages teens to be themselves, and explores how she wrote Shades of Gay.

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  2. I am an independent author. I am writing Shades of Gay in the hopes that LGBT youth will feel less alone and alienated. I am also planning on donating 10% of book sales to the Trevor Project, the only LGBT-oriented suicide hotline in the United States.

    No-one deserves to suffer to the point of wanting to die simply because of who s/he is.

    For more information about Shades of Gay, please visit http://www.facebook.com/shadesofgay.

    Check out my press release:
    http://gavigirl.wordpress.com/2010/08/22/new-lgbtq-novel-to-feature-local-transgender-artist's-work/

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Attacking LGBTQ Suicide

Stephanie Silberstein

Shades of Gay addresses serious issues many LGBTQ teens face such as depression, self-destructive behavior, being bullied or harassed, and prejudice or indifference by teachers, administrators and parents. 10 percent of the novel's proceeds go to the…


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Shades of Gay addresses serious issues many LGBTQ teens face such as depression, self-destructive behavior, being bullied or harassed, and prejudice or indifference by teachers, administrators and parents. 10 percent of the novel's proceeds go to the Trevor Project.

In addition to promotional videos, this channel features suicide prevention PSA's and other videos meant to help and encourage LGBTQ youth to stay alive.

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