Many LGBQ people are able to keep their religious values and cultural identity, yet feel comfortable expressing their sexuality. Do not confuse this term with Two-Spirit, which is specifically associated with Native American and First Nations cultures. However, it became problematized online due to improper usage. Being transgender is about gender identity, not sexual orientation. For example, a transgender person who is assigned female at birth may feel like a boy, or a transgender person who is assigned male at birth may feel like a girl. Gender can be expressed in many ways: For some people, adolescence is the time when they figure out their sexual orientation, but for other people it may not happen until young adulthood or even later in life.
Coming Out is the term used by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT people to describe their experience of discovery, self-acceptance, openness and honesty about their LGBT identity and their decision to disclose, i.
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During adolescence, our brains start to release certain hormones that help our bodies go through puberty and change. See our page on the asterisk. Allies are not part of the communities they help. Homophobia Homophobia refers to fear of or prejudice and discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people. Do NOT use these terms to describe someone who has transitioned or intends to do so in the future.