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Charlie is a 28 year old pansexual, polyamorous, engaged trans man. Charlie spends most of his free time with his dog and fiancee. For work, Charlie is a childcare provider who dreams of running his own dayhome.
Annie M Henderson is a Certified Professional Life Coach specializing as a Coming Out Coach for the LGBTQIA community and helps people-pleasers that avoid conflict, over apologize, and struggle to say no, start living authentically and find the peace they have been missing.
Listen in as we discuss what a Coming Out Coach is, and how Annie became one. Plus her story of coming out, and so much more.
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Directly from RainbowHealthOntario
LGB youth rejected by their fathers over their sexual orientation are nearly twice as likely to attempt suicide. Of those who attempt suicide, 48% report rejection from their fathers, and 28% report rejection from their mothers. The researchers noted that many of the suicide attempts occurred in the same year that youth came out to their parents. Family rejection is significantly associated with poorer health outcomes for LGBTQ youth. A study of 528 LGB youth found that those who report family rejection were over 8 times as likely to attempt suicide, almost 6 times as likely to be depressed. Psychological abuse and efforts to discourage gender-atypical behavior were associated with increased risk of suicide attempts. Similarly, a study of 224 LGB youth found that family rejection was associated with increased rates of reports of attempted suicide, depression, and other risky behaviors. Gay and trans teens rejected by their parents over their sexual identity were over 8 times as likely to attempt suicide, compared with gay and trans youth who report low rejection levels. A US study found that 40% of LGB youth had been violently attacked, with 61% of attacks being perpetrated by family members.Download the pdf here
The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386 call/chat/text
It Gets Better Project
Trans Lifeline US 1-877-565-8860 / Canada 1-877-330-6366
Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
LGBTQIA Resource Center