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Get support for gender and sexual identity from a LGBTQ-friendly hotline in Iowa, United States

If you identify as LGBTQ or if you’re undecided about your gender or sexual identity, you may be more prone to depression and mental health problems. This is especially true if you experience discrimination, bullying, and rejection. If you struggle with any of the following, reach to a hotline in Iowa, United States – 5 are available:

  • Not wanting to put a label on your gender or sexuality
  • Feeling depressed as a result of struggling with your sexuality or gender identity
  • You aren't sure how to date or flirt with members of the same sex
  • Feeling like how you are on the outside doesn't represent who you are on the inside
  • Wanting to come out but not knowing how
  • Feeling isolated from your family friends because of how you identify
  • Feeling guilt around wanting to express who you truly are
  • Wanting to change your physical appearance

Experiencing rejection as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person is extremely painful. You deserve to be accepted and loved for who you are. When you’re not, it can take a serious toll on your mental health. If you feel confused, lonely, and even suicidal, your feelings are valid.

There are dedicated LGBTQ-friendly crisis counselors in Iowa, United States who can help you with any problems you may be experiencing as an LGBTQ person. If you're still questioning your gender and sexual identity, speaking to a compassionate listener can help.

If you think you might need support with your gender & sexual identity today, consider contacting a helpline in Iowa, United States for free, confidential help.


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