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What is pansexuality?

In college, I had a friend who I found incredibly unique and inspiring. Not only was Margaret relaxed in the most stressful of circumstances, but she was kind, accepting, and loving—all of which rubbed off on those around her. She kept her cool during exam week, calming everybody else’s nerves;…

How do you become an LGBTQIA+ ally?

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate and achieve equal justice and opportunity for the LGBTQIA+ community. You can show your support this month (and year-round) by serving as an LGBTQIA+ ally. Be open-minded and don’t shy away from asking questions — make it clear that you support the…

What is LGBTQIA+ counseling and why is it important?

The LGBTQIA+ community consists of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex, and asexual individuals. While society is growing increasingly supportive, LGBTQIA+ individuals still face unique challenges that can harm their mental health and overall wellbeing.  But with the help of an LGBTQIA-based counselor, who can help their clients…

LGBTQ+ teens feel depressed, worthless, and hopeless: They need more support in school and at home

A survey of 12,000 LGBTQ+ teens in the US reveals prevalent mental health challenges among this group. Researchers found that the majority of LGBTQ+ teens feel depressed, hopeless, worthless, and have trouble sleeping. These teens also don’t feel safe in their school classrooms; they rarely feel supported by their teachers;…

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