LGBT+

Come Out and Dealing with Transphobia? Read This

For a long time, you have agonised over whether to tell your friends you are trans. Finally, you get the courage. You did it, you came out, what a relief. It took a lot of guts to be honest. However, you didn’t expect to be rejected. You wish your friends could accept you for who you

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How to Help Your Parents Accept Your New Boyfriend, Girlfriend or Partner After You’ve Come Out

You’ve recently come out as gay, bisexual, or pansexual and you want to introduce the person you’re dating to your parents but not sure how they might take it. We know you may be feeling anxious or nervous right now. So here are some things to think about to make it easier for you. Timing

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Tips for Your First Relationship After Coming Out

So you’ve done the hard part – you’ve come out! First of all, congratulations for making it this far. You’ve been incredibly brave to do it, and you’re now in a position to go forward living your life in the open and being true to yourself. This is amazing, and you deserve to be happy

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What Do I Do If Coming Out Doesn’t Go Well?

You’ve managed to pluck up the courage and found a way to tell your parents the truth. You’ve just come out, and you are gutted as it hasn’t gone well. What do you do now?  Here are 5 tips on how to cope. It’s not your fault Maybe you’ve read lots of coming out stories

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Top 11 Tips for Coming Out as Lesbian, Gay or Bi

Coming out as lesbian, gay or bisexual can sometimes be difficult, there’s no point pretending otherwise. However, many people have really positive experiences coming out and often regret not doing it sooner.

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My Parents Didn’t React Well To Me Coming Out

What Are The Reasons and How Should You React? Coming out is an incredibly scary idea for many, but it is even scarier when you have to tell your parents. The fear of impending doom that you might be rejected by your parents is crippling and leads to many people not coming out for years.

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7 Tips on How To Be A Trans Ally

A trans ally is someone who is cisgender but fights alongside the trans community to tackle prejudice and promote equality. Here at Ditch the Label, we definitely think this day is a pretty important one, as loads of people all over the world still get targeted daily for being gay, bi and trans. We want

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6 Tips for Coming out as Non-Binary

Coming out as non-binary to the people in your life can be difficult, mostly because you might find that a lot of them don’t understand what it means, and you might find yourself on the receiving end of a lot of questions. We want to make sure you have an easy a time as possible

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What Does it Mean to be Non-Binary?

Being non-binary, unfortunately, is still something that sometimes needs to be explained to some people. However, that does not mean that it is wrong to be non-binary, and the more we have open discussions with non-binary people, the less this will have to happen.  So, we have put together a quick guide to what it

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4 Ways to Support a Friend Who has Come Out

When a friend comes out to you, it can be difficult for both of you. Knowing how to react so as not to hurt their feelings can be a difficult task, and so can knowing how to support them going forward with their journey. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you understand how

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