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Gender and sexual identity hotlines are available in Scotland

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 1 hotlines in Scotland that can help you with the following and more:

  • Feeling like you aren't your true self
  • Wanting to come out but not knowing how
  • Anxiety around coming out to others
  • Feeling isolated from your family friends because of how you identify
  • A sense of wrongness about the gender you were assigned at birth
  • Struggling with being misgendered or wrongly labeled
  • Feeling constrained by gender norms
  • Feeling like there's something wrong with you for not having any sexual desires

It’s normal to feel confused and alone when you’re trying to figure out your gender identity and sexual orientation. If it feels like you can’t come out and you’re scared to show the world who you really are, your mental health can take a serious knock. You deserve to be LGBTQ and proud.

If you're experiencing problems because you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, help is available in Scotland. You can reach out at any time and get connected to a caring LGBTQ-friendly volunteer or counselor. Helpline listeners will offer you respectful, affirming care no matter what you're going through.

If you feel like you might need support with your gender & sexual identity, try reaching out to a hotline in Scotland. It's free and confidential.


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