Coming Out as LGBT

In an earlier blog post, I talked about what it might be like to date someone who is still in the closet. One of the reasons that there is such a strong bond within the queer community is because all members of the community had to come out at some point. While we all have different experiences both good and...[ read more ]

My boyfriend is in the Closet

If you are a gay man and are living out of the closet, you can review the timeline of your life in IC or OC (in the closet or after you came out, out of the closet). Living out of the closet create the ability for you to live an authentic life, full of love and learning to embrace all...[ read more ]

Books for LGBT Christians

If you are struggling with can you be a Christian and LGBT, the quick answer is yes! One of the biggest struggles that my clients and myself have faced in our own coming out process is to connect our faith with our sexual identity. No matter what your belief systems are, you can learn a lot from these books and...[ read more ]

Best Books About Coming Out

Best Books About Coming Out Coming out can be scary and one of the hardest things that a member of the Queer community does in their lifetime. Coming out is different for everyone, however, the following Coming out books can help anyone who has questions about the coming out process. Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens Teen life is...[ read more ]

Types of Counseling Therapy

Types of Psychotherapy What is the difference between counseling and therapy? It is confusing for me to know the difference between the types of counseling, therapy and then add in psychotherapy, it is enough to make my head hurt. I hope to clarify the difference. In researching about this I found that first, you need to understand the type of mental...[ read more ]

10 Common Myths about Counseling

10 Common Myths about Counseling Is there a stigma to going to counseling, maybe but not for those who start. For those of you who are thinking about attending counseling for the first time, and feel there is a stigma if you do go to counseling, this blog post is for you. These common myths about counseling can be summed up...[ read more ]

Can You Be Gay and Religious

Spiritual and religious beliefs play a big role in most people's lives. If you are like me you grew up in a household that going to church a few times a week was the norm. From Sunday school to Wednesday night church dinners, to vacation, bible school every summer. For many, your religious identity is a big part of who...[ read more ]

Gay Biographies

Gay Biographies If you are not out of the closest, just came out, or have been out for a lifetime learning about influential Queer people is important to forming part of our communities identity. Gay Biographies: Military Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film "The Imitation Game" It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the...[ read more ]

Gay History Books

Gay History Books This is a list of Gay History Books and how gay history has influenced Queer culture. This history books follow the equality movement to this day and also shares personal stories of the advocate who fought for equality. Anyone who is seeking to learn more about their personal Queer identity could read any one of these gay...[ read more ]

Common Mental Health Issues Affecting LGBT people

Common Mental Health Issues Affecting LGBT people Belonging to the gay community does not in and of itself create mental health issues. While our society continues to show increasing acceptance to the gay community, we still have a long way to go. Many within the community still face a number of issues that come with identifying as LGBT. Some common mental...[ read more ]

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