Gay online support groups
- Homosexuality and Suicide
- LGBT Youth and Mental Health
- GAY SUPPORT: WHERE TO FIND LGBT HELP AND SUPPORT GROUPS
Homosexuality and Suicide
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.
One of the challenges in reaching out for support if you're gay is that you may feel that others who are not gay will not understand your particular situation. Luckily there are many support groups for LGBT people. These gay support groups can help people through the challenges associated with gay discrimination and stigma. LGBT groups are often targeted towards specific groups of people. You might find targeted GLBT support groups for:
LGBT Youth and Mental Health
Gay support can help someone dealing with issues anywhere along a continuum - from the point where they are questioning their sexuality through dealing with the challenges of possibly coming out at work or struggling with gay relationship issues. Support groups for LGBT people often do this through peer support. This means that support groups are led by other LGBT people and not necessarily professionals. This allows LGBT people to support each other through life's challenges.
Welcome! You may be here because you searched "I think I'm gay" or "I think I'm bisexual". If so, please know that you're not alone. If you need support with understanding your sexuality, or help when you're decided when and how to come out to your friends and family, 7 Cups is here for you. We have a friendly and supportive online LGBTQ community that is free and easy to access. Talk to someone in a 1-1 chat, or join our LGBT chat room to chat with others who understand what you're going through. You can get support with exploring your sexuality, gender identity or coming out. We have many people across the LGBTQ spectrum. Do you identify with any of the following labels? Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, transgender, pansexual, gender neutral, queer, asexual, or any others. We can offer you free, 24/7 support today. Join our chat room and come along to our group support sessions where you can discuss different LGBTQ topics with people who have the same worries and fears. It's like an online LGBT support group. We have kind and supportive people waiting to listen to your story today.