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Comfortable in your skin
Learn how to alleviate the alienation, loneliness, depression, and other factors that make it difficult for youth to be 'comfortable in their skin'.
Becoming parents while being queer, is that possible? If yes, how so? Is it legal? Learn about queer parenting, a hot topic!
Culture & religion
Being gay or lesbian is tough enough, but it's even more challenging when you're a person of color. That's why AlterHeros designed a dossier on everything to do with religions, people of color, faith and spirituality and how they impact les/bi/gay individuals' lives. Find out more about these controversial issues!
Being queer at school and at work
Ever heard the words "fag", "butch", or "tranny" at your school? I bet you did! It ain't easy to be young at school if you keep hearing that, especially if you are confused about your sexual orientation. Find out how to deal with ones differences at school and at work.
Are you curious about the origins of the gay movement? Wondering what exactly gay pride represents? Did someone say "village"? Find out more!
Homophobia and transphobia
Harassment, prejudice, discrimination, blackmail, rape, aggression, insults: learn more about homophobia and transphobia, and how it all negatively affects everyone...
Gay Shoes, Queer as Folk, Badass 'Ladies', Lesbian Jokes, Star Trek, Love Signs, Entertainment, great books, movies and so much more. Some topics are just too hard to be classified. A virtual Homo-potpourri.
Myths & prejudices
We all to a degree have developped misconceptions or stereotypes about things we don't understand. Some think homosexuality is a choice while others don't believe in bisexuality. Getting informed is the only way to clear up those misconceptions as well as creating tolerance and understanding.
Bet you don't know everything about HIV/AIDS, STDs, anal penetration, and drugs. Also learn about the risks of bars & drugs, the internet, and how to live a healthy life.
Sex & relationships
Life can be quite a rollercoaster ride and life as a homo/bisexual is no exception. Love, dating, friendships, relationships, open relationships, monogomy, breaking-up, sex, fag-hags, the internet, danceclubs, cruising - that is the drama that is our life.
What is a les/bi/gay individual entitled to in the eyes of the law? Gay weddings and parenting? Is it all possible? Where? How? Drop by and find out...
Coming out is a terrifying experience for a les/bi/gay youth. The fear of rejection, and acceptance dominate. But the situation can also be difficult experience for family and friends. Learn how to make the experience bearable for all.
Going to school is a difficult experience for many students, especially for gay or lesbian youth who often consider it the worst experience of their lives. Find out how you can be pro-active to help create a more friendly and safer school environment for gay and lesbian youth.
Am I gay, lesbian, bi or trans?
This dossier explores topics such as acceptance of one's homosexuality, bisexuality or transsexuality, the self-discovering of your sexual orientation, and many definitions to help find quick answer. And do not worry! You are not alone in your situation.
Am I transexual, transgender or travesti?
Are you confused regarding your gender identity? Do you know the difference between a transsexual and a transgender person? To find more information on these questions, visit this dossier!
On the queer scene
A dossier on everything you want to know on the queer scene: lesbian, gay or community life, we got the scoop!