LGBTQ

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender – questioning?

LGBTQ

LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (or queer). Find out more about what these labels mean, and what sexual orientation and gender identity are all about.

What does LGBTQ stand for?

Lesbian: A woman who is emotionally, romantically, and/or physically attracted to other women.

Gay: A person who is emotionally, romantically and/or physically attracted to people of the same gender.

Bisexual: A person who is emotionally, romantically and/or physically attracted to people of both male and female genders

Transgender: A term describing a person´s gender identity that does not match their assigned gender at birth.

Questioning: We learn about how diverse we are every day, some people go through a stage when they are discovering their gender identity or sexuality, it may then be said that they are questioning.

Is there a place where I can meet like minded people?

LGBTQ Youth Project

The Jersey Youth Service have created a new youth project called LGBTQ. The project is like any other youth project apart from everyone that accesses the group is either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning their sexuality or gender.

If you would like to be a part of this youth project or find out further information you can either contact YES 01534 280530 or contact the LGBTQ Youth Worker – David Bras. Tel: 07797730102.

Where can I find out more information on sexuality and gender identity?

Do you feel that you might be attracted to someone who is not of the opposite gender?

Have you been considering that your body may not reflect the person you identify as?

Have you felt that you like to express yourself in a way that doesn’t match what is expected of you?

Have you been thinking about telling someone but are not sure what the best way to do this is?

Get in touch with David Bras at LGBTQ Youth Project. Tel:07797730102

 

Recommended Resources

Where can I go for support & advice?

Need Help?

It is important that you get the support you need!

There are a number of local organisations that can support LGBTQ young people and deal with any concerns you may have.

The YES project also offers a free, confidential, counselling service for young people who may be experiencing any difficulties. Our counsellors have an understanding and experience of working with LGBTQ young people.

If you need any advice, simply have a question relating to LGBTQ that needs answering or you would like to access our counselling please get in touch.

We are here to help!

Please call YES on Tel: 01534 280530

or

David Bras at LGBTQ Youth Project Tel:07797730102

 

 

Prefer to ask us a question in person?

Get in touch to arrange a meeting and get support

Get in Touch

Find Us

Youth Enquiry Service, The Link, Eagle House, La Colomberie, St Helier JE2 4QB

Call Us

01534 280530

Text Us

07797 778424

Email Us

yes@jys.je