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Struggling with your gender and sexual identity? Get support from a LGBTQ-friendly hotline in Alberta, Canada

If you’re unsure whether you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, you’re not alone. It’s normal to question your sexual and gender identity. Whether you're questioning and need support, or you’re confident in your identity but you're experiencing other issues, there are 7 hotlines in Alberta, Canada that can help you with the following and more:

  • Feelings of anxiety about not being accepted for who you really are
  • A sense of wrongness about the gender you were assigned at birth
  • You aren't sure how to date or flirt with members of the same sex
  • Experiencing homophobia or transphobia from family or friends
  • Wanting to come out but not knowing how
  • Feeling like you can't talk to others about who you really are
  • Struggling with being misgendered or wrongly labeled
  • Feeling sexually attracted to people of the same gender as you

Confusion, loneliness, and thoughts of suicide are normal when you’re struggling to make peace with your gender and sexual identity. It’s hard to know where to turn and you may be scared that if people know you're LGBTQ, they will treat you badly or differently.

No matter where you're at on your journey with your gender and sexuality, there are people who can walk through it with you. There are LGBTQ-friendly hotlines in Alberta, Canada. Speaking to someone who cares about what you're going through and who will listen to you without judgement can help you feel less alone.

For free and confidential support with gender & sexual identity, consider contacting a hotline in Alberta, Canada today.


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