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Dear Trevor,   I have been struggling with depression and accepting and loving myself.  I think of myself as ugly and fat and worth nothing.  I have been trying to work on it. I went through self injuring and trying to commit suicide.... Nikki, 18, Chicago IL
Hi! I am 18 years old and gay. Some of my friends know that I am gay, but I am not open; especially to my family and relatives. I am ashamed of them knowing since I am the only boy in my family.   What should I do? Should I force myself to be... gayme, 18, Bay LAG
I'm a lesbian.  Right now, I go to a community college and work at a fast food franchise.  School is terrible, but I need to go because I need to try to make future goals.  It's so hard because I struggle every day to... Julieevee, 18, Pawtucket RI
I am a seventeen-year-old female-to-male transgender, and until about two weeks ago, I wasn't sure my life was worth living anymore. I had been trying for weeks to tell my mom that I was transgender, but she kept giving me the same ol' "You'... Evan Chambers, 17, Louisville KY
 Dear Trevor, My life just doesn't seem worth living. I have tried to commit suicide twice but I kept thinking of my family's faces when they would find me and how they would be humiliated and confused because they had no idea that I was even... Sophia Grace, 13, Shelby NC
Dear Trevor,   This isn't really a question: it's an answer for people out there who need hope. If you go to http://www.givesmehope.com/ I'm pretty sure all you're going to do is smile, so visit that website. It may help eliminate suicidal... dessie296, 14, M NY
Jess, 14, Memphis TN
Dear Trevor,   I had a horrific crash landing after realizing I was gay. I wanted to hide from it, but I could not deny it. When I was in high school, I was constantly teased about my sexuality; my friends found out I had a sexual encounter with... Damon, 18, South Bend IN
Dear Trevor,   I'm 16 years old and I have been questioning my sexuality for about 3 years, ever since I started to have feelings toward other girls. I definitely like guys, but I have been having little "crushes" on girls,... MariaC, 16, Minneapolis MN
Dear Trevor,   I'm really scared right now. I don't know how to tell people that I might be gay. I'm 16 years old and I am a male. So far I've kept my orientation a secret. I once came out to my parents when I was in seventh grade, telling them... lonely, 16, bellport NY