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Suzanne holds a bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Arizona State University in 2001 with a Minor in Religious Studies. She also completed another Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Thompson Rivers University in 2010. Suzanne also participated in two workshops through La Clé des champs, a community-based mental health support organization for people suffering from anxiety disorders.

I am interested in being a part of Tell the Experts because I like the thought of being able to help people in some way. I know the struggles I went through and an organization such as this would have been wonderful to have had available.

Articles par Suzanne

I don’t know what to do, I want to talk about my feelings for other girls…

I don’t know what to do, I want to talk about my feelings for other girls…

Question asked by Emily (Femme de 14 ans, Canada)

Question answered on July 21, 2011 by

Sorted in Depression, Questions

Hi Emily, Dealing with your sexual identity at such a young age can be difficult for you, your family and your friends.  Family often think it can’t happen to them.  Friends can be okay with it one day, then not on another. You should be proud that you are ... Read more.
Am I still a lesbian if I’m attracted to my transgender friend?

Am I still a lesbian if I’m attracted to my transgender friend?

Question asked by Sara (22 years old homosexual woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on January 16, 2011 by

Sorted in Friendship, Love, Discovery, Age difference, En questionnement, Questions, Relationships, Transsexuality, Lesbian living, Trans living

Hi Sara, You say you have been with the same girlfriend for a while now.  How long is that to you? Some people might think that 6 months is a long time, others might say 2 years. You want to know if you are still considered a lesbian if you ... Read more.
I don’t feel grown up at age 28: I don’t know if I’m gay/bi/straight

I don’t feel grown up at age 28: I don’t know if I’m gay/bi/straight

Question asked by Jamie Archer (28 years old questioning man from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on November 25, 2010 by

Sorted in En questionnement, Self-esteem, Questions

Hi Jamie, First off you are by far not inferior, and not “not grown up”, due to your inexperience. I promise you are not the first to be in a situation like the one you are in, or at least similar to it. Many times men that are more in ... Read more.
I think I have sadism, gender, sexuality issues

I think I have sadism, gender, sexuality issues

Question asked by Noah (20 years old)

Question answered on November 1, 2010 by

Sorted in Abuse, Questions, Loneliness

Hi Noah, Sounds like you have a lot going on. I can understand why you are confused, frustrated, and questioning. I don't believe anyone wants to be perceived as vulnerable, whether they are male or female. I think that most people are happier to be seen as strong, and ... Read more.
I didn’t come out to my dad – now I keep thinking of him in a sexual way

I didn’t come out to my dad – now I keep thinking of him in a sexual way

Question asked by Polly (21 years old homosexual woman from Great Britain, Great Britain)

Question answered on September 26, 2010 by

Sorted in Family, Questions, Coming out

Hi Polly, It sounds like you are in a frustrating position and I can understand why you feel the way you do. I don't think you are mad at all. There are many possible explanations for what you are going through. Having a long term girlfriend that ... Read more.
I’m sure I’m attracted to men, but i’m repulsed by the sight of a penis!

I’m sure I’m attracted to men, but i’m repulsed by the sight of a penis!

Question asked by Sean (19 years old questioning man from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on September 15, 2010 by

Sorted in En questionnement, Questions, Sex

Hi Sean, Seems like you have a lot going on. You say that you have always been attracted to men, but the sight of a penis repulses you. What is it about men that you are attracted to? Are you attracted to men in a sexual way? Being repulsed by ... Read more.
Should I ask her if she’s bisexual?

Should I ask her if she’s bisexual?

Question asked by Kyla (14 years old woman from Philippines, Philippines)

Question answered on August 21, 2010 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Bisexuality, Questions

Hi Kyla, It is tough to figure out what other people are thinking. It can be even harder to interpret their actions. You mentioned that you are bisexual. Do your friends know this? This girl might be nervous or curious. Being a teenager is a tough time. Perhaps this ... Read more.
How can I tell my mom I’m transsexual while I’m still young?

How can I tell my mom I’m transsexual while I’m still young?

Question asked by Alice (15 years old from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on August 4, 2010 by

Sorted in Bisexuality, Questions, Transsexuality

Hi Alice, It seems like your Mom is trying, which is a good thing. It can be hard for parents, not because they don't love you or don't want you to be happy. Mainly it is difficult because they worry. The fact that she is “open enough” is a ... Read more.
How do I fit in as pansexual at the age of 13?

How do I fit in as pansexual at the age of 13?

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

Question answered on July 7, 2010 by

Sorted in Definitions, Questions, Coming out

Hi, Pansexuality could be considered a broader category. Generally those who identify as pansexual are not attracted to an individual's gender. It seems to be more personality oriented, or character attributes-based. It is sometimes considered a variation on bi-sexuality, since the two have so much in common. Differentiating the two could be ... Read more.
I don’t have many chances to talk to boys, but maybe I prefer girls?

I don’t have many chances to talk to boys, but maybe I prefer girls?

Question asked by Leonie (16 years old questioning woman from Ireland, Ireland)

Question answered on May 12, 2010 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Discovery, Questions

Hi Leonie Thanks for coming to us with your question. I understand that going to an all girls school can limit the interaction you experience between other boys of your age. Do any of the immediate friends you mention have any brothers close in age that you get along with ... Read more.