APLive Interview with Dan Radcliffe Online; Discussion of Trevor Project


Feb 26, 2010

Posted by EdwardTLC

The interview AP Live conducted with actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) is now online, and features the young actor speaking to his involvement in the Trevor Project, a nationwide suicide prevention telephone helpline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) youth. Available to watch right here, or at the bottom of this post, Mr. Radcliffe goes into detail about his feelings regarding homophobia and the effect hateful remarks against GLBTQ youth. He also speaks to his own experiences and the Public Service Announcement Mr. Radcliffe filmed for the Trevor Project.
As Leaky has reported previously, the Trevor Project, which began in 1998, aims to work towards suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in the United States. The organization comprises many ventures including “Dear Trevor, an online question-and-answer forum for young people with questions surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity; The Trevor Survival Kit, an educational kit distributed to schools and youth service providers to help educators facilitate discussions about suicide, gender identity and sexual orientation; and TrevorSpace, an online social networking community for LGBTQ youth, their friends and allies.”
The 24/7 Trevor Helpline can be contacted in the United States by calling 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386).

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21 Responses to APLive Interview with Dan Radcliffe Online; Discussion of Trevor Project

Avatar ImagetheREALGinnyWeasley says: Aww I love him!!!!!!!! <3 <3 <3Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I am impressed and grateful that he is contributing his time and services to helping and supporting this critical service and hope that his efforts do make a substantial difference in the lives of many teenagers struggling with issues of sexuality and gender.Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Very good for Dan!Avatar ImageAgrippa1 says: Sigh - slow streaming where I am so I could hardly follow it - but good for Dan, standing up for acceptance and against homophobia! Dumbledore would be pleased to see it!Avatar ImageLizzary says: He's a such a great person/Avatar Imagelazykitty says: What a beautiful person, inside and out!Avatar ImageBritt says: Great job, Dan! The world needs more young ambassadors like you!Avatar ImageI love my Spectra Specs says: Way to go Dan!Avatar Imageharrypotterfreak101 says: That is really great and considerate of Dan to do such a thing. I'm glad that he is doing something that could prevent teenagers from commiting suicide. Being the next generation it is our duty to fight for what is right!Avatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: dans a good manAvatar ImagePaintTheSky says: A great person giving his support to a great organization. Thank you, Dan. :)Avatar ImagePollytomat says: I like that he is really interested in this issue and not only gives his image for the advertisement. That's great! :)Avatar ImageButterfly_Boy says: This not the 1st time Dan has spoken up with his support of the Trevor Project. It is regrettably a vital organisation. It is heartwarming to see Dan continuing in his support and speaking out about it.Avatar Imagealicia00 says: aww thats niceAvatar ImageNot Slytherin says: @ Kirk and Sarita -- well said! I totally agree with you!Avatar ImageMoose_Starr says: Yeah Dan Radcliffe rocks because, he is continuing his support and bringing awareness and understanding to this project.Avatar ImageLoveTomRiddle says: Dan's a really great guy!Avatar ImageJesse5683 says: This is awesome. Keep doing good work, Dan!Avatar ImageethanHP says: It's a pity most famous people don't support organizations that do such a great work like the Trevor proyect, because they are afraid of what people would say or because is not good such a good advertisement as supporting cute animals or recycling... That's why Dan's support is even more admirable. I'm sure thanks to this now much more people will help and all people will know they can call them if they need help.Avatar ImageMadam Snape says: It's always rewarding to see someone you admire take a stand and use his/her image and fame for the benefit of such a great cause... They're helping so many people! It's awesome! What an example he's setting!Avatar ImageMakachi says: That's so sweet! I'm glad he's spending his time to support a great cause. c:

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