Being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning

You may be reading this article because you already know you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ+). Maybe you have a friend or sibling who is LGBTQ+ and want more information. Or maybe you’re wondering if you might be LGBTQ+ but aren’t sure.

Part of being a young adult is questioning who you are as a person.
Part of being a young adult is questioning who you are as a person. What are you good at? What kind of friend are you? What do you like to do in your spare time? What kind of career do you want to pursue? Naturally, this process of self-discovery also includes what kind of person you’re attracted to and what kind of person you think you could fall in love with. Answers to many of these questions don’t come right away. You might not have definite answers in two weeks or two years—or even twenty years. People are always changing, and finding these answers is an evolving process.

This article explores the relationships that LGBTQ+ teens have with themselves, their friends, and with people they might choose to date. Dating and relationships are an important part of the teen years, and it’s normal to have lots of questions. For LGBTQ+ teens, these questions may be different from those of their straight counterparts. Sometimes, it can be difficult to get answers. Even well-meaning, sympathetic parents and siblings may have difficulty answering questions about LGBTQ+ relationships.

Rest assured, there are answers. If you are a LGBTQ+ teen, you are not alone. Many other people have had similar experiences, questions, and worries. There are many people and organizations that can help you sort through your feelings and find answers to your questions. If you are a LGBTQ+ teen, it doesn’t mean there is something wrong with you. Being LGBTQ+ is not something you need to change. In fact, it is not something you can change. Over time, society has become more accepting of these facts, and more and more teens feel comfortable acknowledging that they are LGBTQ+.

In this article, we’ll discuss what it means to be LGBTQ+. We’ll talk about the process of coming out, or telling your family and friends that you are LGBTQ+. We’ll discuss the importance of friendships, and you’ll also find information about where to meet other LGBTQ+ teens. If you’re thinking about dating, this article can help you decide if you are ready. If you are already dating, this article discusses potential problems or hazards you might encounter, and how to deal with the end of a relationship.