People who identify as lesbian, gay, bi or heterosexual can give and express pleasure in many ways. There isn’t just…Read FAQ »
Gender identity means our internal sense of being feminine, masculine or something else entirely. It’s different from sexual orientation, which is about who we’re attracted to sexually and romantically.
Gender identity, just like sexual orientation, is based in the brain. This means that even though a person might have female body parts—a vulva, vagina and ovaries—she might not feel like a girl. The same goes for a person who has a penis and testicles, but doesn’t feel like his male body parts match the feelings he has inside.
I’m lesbian, gay or bisexual. Should I tell my parent(s)/guardian(s)? How do you think they’ll react?
This is a tough decision to make and, ultimately, only you will know if and when you should tell your parents. But Parents,…Read FAQ »