San Francisco, CA — How do you tell a story to children about the tragic death of a friend as a result of unrelenting bullying? Award-winning San Francisco based visual artist, Marconi Calindas, and up-and-coming writer, Adam Cafege, have teamed up to...
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It can be difficult to decipher between ego and self-confidence at times, particularly if you are looking at yourself. If you appear to know everything, always have advice and solutions to problems, and openly tell people your opinion, then you might come off as egotistical.
01Lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents are 190 percent more likely to use drugs and alcohol than are heterosexual teens1.
02Sexual minority youth, or teens that identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, are bullied two to three times more than heterosexuals2.
03Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual youth who come from highly rejecting families are more than 8 times as likely to have attempted suicide than LGB peers who reported no or low levels of family rejection3.
1. (Marshal MP, Friedman MS, et al – Addiction 2008)
2. (Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH 2010).
3. (Linehan, M.M. (1986). Suicidal people: One population or two? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 487, 16-33.)
Aleks and Tucker, founders of TalkEZY.com, grew up suppressing their sexuality and feeling inadequate. Experiencing this made them realize that there is a much healthier way to achieve self-acceptance, self-confidence and self-esteem. They use their full-time jobs to fund TalkEZY.com and hope that the LGBTQ youth community will strive to live in the solution.