I believe in a better world. In my life, I have been shamed for being both Haitian and homosexual. This caused me to experience depression and I was shamed for that, too. There are many stigmas around the globe toward people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and mental health - stigmas we need to dismantle, not perpetuate. Furthermore, the mainstream media often amplifies negative voices while minimizing the actual trauma experienced by people of color. There is a systemic bias that serves to keep uncomfortable realities out of sight. The same thing happens in our community - when we silence our stories, we diminish our humanity. Steven Myrthil Beauté wants to honor our individuality, restore our dignity, and respect our heritage. Every purchase is a contribution that will help heal every one of us. We can stand together: people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and important issue of mental health.