Finding meaningful support is important to your mental health and overall well-being. The articles in this section will help you explore your true self and learn how to deal with personal and social issues the LGBTQ+ community might face.

How to Manage When a Family Member is Homophobic LGBT

How to Manage When a Family Member is Homophobic

Reading Time: 5 minutes As a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning person, it can be very difficult to cope with family members who reject who you are. Sadly, homophobia (dislike or prejudice against gay people) and transphobia (dislike or prejudice against transgender or transexual people) can threaten even the strongest of family bonds. You have a right to expect unconditional love from family members regardless of your…

January 20, 2022

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8 Things to Know Before You Come Out and How to Go About It

Reading Time: 6 minutes Coming out is different for everyone. For some, the process occurs quickly and naturally, while for others, coming out can take longer with more complications. We’ve made a list of the top 8 things you need to know and do, whether you’re just starting to think about how to come out or have already started the process. What is “coming out”? The phrase coming out…

October 12, 2021

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How to Talk about Gender Pronouns

Reading Time: 5 minutes A noun is a word that refers to a person, animal, place, thing, idea, action, or quality. As the name suggests, pronouns are a subtype of nouns and are unique in that they can be used as substitutes for other nouns. Think about how you would tell a story about your friend Lupe. Imagine how it would sound if the only identifier you could use…

June 22, 2021

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How to Confidently Raise a Child as a Same-Sex Couple

Reading Time: 4 minutes All parents soon learn that once you have a child, you’ll receive unsolicited advice, criticism, or disapproval from relatives, friends, and even strangers on the street. Somehow, having a child seems to give people the impression that they can pass judgment on you and your decisions in a way that they never would for any other part of another person’s life. If you’re parenting as…

June 7, 2021

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Simple Ways to Support Your LGBTQ Child

Reading Time: 5 minutes When you find out that your child identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or is questioning their identity, it may come as a big surprise or even an unwanted shock. Other parents may long have suspected that their child may not be heterosexual or that they may come to question their gender later in life. Whether your child has come out to you, or is…

June 1, 2021

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