Former My Chemical Romance guitarist Ray Toro said he's been waiting for the right time to release his second solo song, 'For the Lost and Brave' -- and that time is certainly now.

Toro wrote in a blog post that he was motivated to unveil the song by the tragedy surrounding Leelah Alcorn -- a 17-year-old trans girl who committed suicide in late December after struggling to find acceptance.

"As I'm sure many of you felt after reading the news of young Leelah Alcorn taking her own life, my heart sank. I felt sick," Toro said. "Yet another young life gone because of not being heard, not being understood, and not being unconditionally loved for who they truly were. After hearing her story, and reading her final Tumblr post, I finally felt it was time to share this song."

Steam the track below and let us know what you think in the comments section.

Ray Toro -- 'For the Lost and Brave'