LGBTQ therapy can be extremely helpful for people but only if they feel comfortable enough to get it.It is important to find a provider that is LGBTQ-friendly and knowledgeable about the specific cultural considerations and issues faced by LGBTQ individuals with mental health conditions. However, it is not intended to be a substitute for professional therapy.Neither your physical position, nor any personal data stored on the phone will be accessed or transmitted by the app, which gives you great peace of mind.In honor of Bi Week, GLSEN and bisexual youth across the country took part in a Twitter chat last Friday, Bisexual Visibility Day, to discuss bisexual student experiences.The rapidity with which society has accepted, even embraced, gay sexual orientation is a glorious phenomenon.
Irrelevant Closet: I am a happily married, 27-year-old mother of two.Regardless of the vague language and legalese you have hid behind in your defense of the bill, we know its primary purpose is to deny the LGBT community in Tennessee access to mental health care. Imagine a world where anyone could refuse service to people based on their sexual orientation.Think about a situation where a firefighter refused to keep a gay institution from burning to the ground, a policeman did not protect somebody or an emergency room turned away a patient. By being on the wrong side of history and misusing your power as governor, you are contributing to the suffering of a community that is already disenfranchised from many mental health services.The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) community faces mental health conditions at a rate almost 3 times higher than that of the general population.The fear of coming out and being discriminated against for sexual orientation and gender identities, can lead to depression, post traumatic stress disorder, thoughts of suicide and substance abuse.
It can be stressful to realize you might be lesbian, gay or bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT). There are lots of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender teens out there and lots of teens who are questioning.