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sexuality & gender identity

Exploring and questioning gender identity can happen at any stage in your life.

  • If this happens in your teen years these feeling may be confusing and you may need help to figure them out.
  • Key points to remember which you will find more information on below are:
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Sexual identity and sexual orientation are part of what makes you who you are. Sexual orientation is your sexual preference for people of the same or opposite sex, or to both sexes.

Being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender is just as normaland wonderful – as being straight. It’s important to celebrate who you are!
Starting to think about and understand your own feelings is a great step towards your own self-discovery.

Deciding to come out can be a big decision and it’s important you pick a time that feels right to you.

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