If you’re questioning your sexual orientation or gender identity, or if you’re experiencing problems as a result of identifying as LGBTQ, you’re not alone. If you're struggling with any of the below, there are 2 helplines in Puerto Rico that you can reach out to for support.
As an LGBTQ person, you deserve to be accepted, respected, and loved for who you are. If you’ve been treated unfairly by others because of your gender or sexual identity, it’s normal to feel intense negative emotions. Loneliness, confusion, and thoughts of suicide are often experienced by LGBTQ people.
If you're experiencing problems because you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, help is available in Puerto Rico. 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 think you might need support with your gender & sexual identity today, consider contacting a helpline in Puerto Rico for free, confidential help.