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Gender and sexual identity hotlines are available in Canterbury, New Zealand

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 Canterbury, New Zealand that can help you with the following and more:

  • Feelings of anxiety about not being accepted for who you really are
  • Not knowing where to get or how to wear a binder
  • Feeling constrained by gender norms
  • Feeling constricted by gender binaries
  • Dealing with trauma related to your sexuality or gender
  • Fantasising about removing or changing your reproductive/sexual organs
  • Finding it confusing figuring out who you're attracted to
  • Feeling like how you are on the outside doesn't represent who you are on the inside

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.

Figuring out your sexual and gender identity can be hard and overwhelming if you're dealing with it on your own. Fortunately, there are LGBTQ-friendly volunteers and counselors in Canterbury, New Zealand who can act as your allies and offer you the support that you need.

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


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