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How can I tell my family and friends about being transgender without loosing them ?

How can I tell my family and friends about being transgender without loosing them ?

Question asked by Kevin (16 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on June 9, 2006 by

Sorted in Questions, Transsexuality, Transsexuality at school or at work

Hi Kevin, Thanks for writing to Alterheros with your question. The short answer is that when coming out as trans to friends and families, it is best to be prepared. It is always nice to think and hope that people will respond in an incredibly affirming way, but it ... Read more.
I often think about my friend, am I bisexual ?

I often think about my friend, am I bisexual ?

Question asked by Cerena (20 years old questioning woman from Tanzania, Tanzania)

Question answered on May 25, 2006 by

Sorted in Acceptance, Bisexuality, Questions

Dear Cerena, Thanks for writing to Alterheros. It sounds like you are in the process of coming to some understanding as to what sexual orientation fits for you. A short answer to your question 'Am I bisexual?' is that only you can know the answer to that. It ... Read more.
Can my classmate mary her partner ?

Can my classmate mary her partner ?

Question asked by Wilhelmina (19 years old homosexual woman from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on May 15, 2006 by

Sorted in Gay Marriage, Questions

Hi Wilhelmina, Thanks for writing to Alterheros. It is currently legal for same-sex couples to marry in Quebec, and also the rest of Canada. So yes, it is possible for your friend and your friend's partner to marry in Quebec. The marriage will be recognized throughout Canada. ... Read more.
I want sex with guys, but to have a girlfriend.  Is it normal ?

I want sex with guys, but to have a girlfriend. Is it normal ?

Question asked by Someone (15 years old heterosexual man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on May 3, 2006 by

Sorted in Coming out, Questions, Sex

Hello, Thank you for writing to Alterheros. To answer your question -- only you can really know what your interest in men and women means. It may mean that you are bisexual, or in time you may come to decide that you are gay or straight. It can ... Read more.
Is it normal that i like girls but i don’t want to have sex with them ?

Is it normal that i like girls but i don’t want to have sex with them ?

Question asked by silvia (19 years old questioning woman from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on April 18, 2006 by

Sorted in Questions, Sex

Hi Silvia, Thanks for writing to Alterheros. I think, a short answer to your question about whether it is normal to like women but not want to have sex, is, it depends. Maybe you could reflect a bit on why it is that you are not interested in sex? ... Read more.
Can I change the fact that I am feeling more feminine than masculine ?

Can I change the fact that I am feeling more feminine than masculine ?

Question asked by Christopher R (28 years old questioning from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on February 16, 2006 by

Sorted in Causes of transsexuality / gender identity, Questions, Transsexuality

Dear Christopher, The struggle and pain you are going through comes through clearly in your words. I think it is really important to allow time and space to work through the questions and feelings you have about your gender identity. It is also important not to try and ... Read more.
Am I really bisexual or is it just sex ?

Am I really bisexual or is it just sex ?

Question asked by Ronan Hay (14 years old questioning man from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on January 19, 2006 by

Sorted in Acceptance, Bisexuality, Questions

Dear Ronan, Thanks for writing to Alterheros. So you asked in your message whether or not you are bisexual. Well, I think in time you will develop a clearer idea about what your sexual orientation is. Sometimes people experiment a bit, and are sexual with someone of the ... Read more.
Where can I find a chat room for young bisexuals?

Where can I find a chat room for young bisexuals?

Question asked by vane (13 years old from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on October 18, 2005 by

Sorted in Bisexuality, Dating, Questions

Hi Vane, I couldn't find a chat room for adolescents to meet each other. But there is a chat room at www.youthresource.com in the US for LGBT youths to chat on the internet about issues relating to sexuality. Hope that is helpful. Andrea, for AlterHeros Read more.
I need help, I think I am transsexual

I need help, I think I am transsexual

Question asked by Andy (18 years old questioning man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on October 11, 2005 by

Sorted in Bisexuality, Questions, Transsexuality

Hello Andy, Thank you for writing to Alterhéros. You had a couple of different questions in your email. First of all, you were wondering whether you are bisexual. That is really a question that only you yourself can answer, and in time you will figure out what fits ... Read more.
Can I tell my teacher about my feelings for her?

Can I tell my teacher about my feelings for her?

Question asked by Anna (18 years old questioning woman from Australia, Australia)

Question answered on October 6, 2005 by

Sorted in Love, High-school, Questions

Hi Anna, Thanks for writing to Alterheros. Ultimately, it is only you who knows whether it is wise to speak to your teacher about having a crush on her. One thing that you might want to think about though, is that there is an inherent power imbalance in the ... Read more.
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