Homophobia and transphobia

I can’t stop making lesbian jokes to my friend who hurt me

I can’t stop making lesbian jokes to my friend who hurt me

Question asked by (21 years old heterosexual man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on December 6, 2010 by

Sorted in Abuse, Alienation, Questions

Hi and thanks for coming to us with your question. I will do my best to assist you with your problem. So if I understand correctly, you have a female friend with whom you had some sexual chemistry, which eventually led to a sexual encounter between you. After this, however, she ... Read more.
My dad kicked me out because i’m gay and now I get bullied

My dad kicked me out because i’m gay and now I get bullied

Im gay and coming out was the hardest thing ever and it made my life awful and im not sure what to do anymore i need help

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I’m a straight female but don’t like my femininity

I’m a straight female but don’t like my femininity

Question asked by Anonymous (21 years old heterosexual woman from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on November 9, 2010 by

Sorted in Alienation, Uncomfortable in my skin, Questions

Hi there, Thanks for submitting your question to Alterheros. Believe it or not, many people feel the way you feel - disembodied and seemingly the wrong gender, appearance and object of attraction. You are definitely not alone, and it is not abnormal to feel the way you feel, despite ... 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.
My peers tease that I am gay – but I don’t think I am!

My peers tease that I am gay – but I don’t think I am!

Question asked by Peter (15 years old questioning man from Mexico, Mexico)

Question answered on November 1, 2010 by

Sorted in High-school, Harassment, Questions

Hi Peter, Jorge, a friend of mine ,is heterosexual, even though others often tease him and think he is gay. He is very popular among female friends, as he is charming, affectionate, caring and humorous. What I like about him the most is that he pays attention to details of people's ... Read more.
Can I be labeled a girl or a boy or something in between?

Can I be labeled a girl or a boy or something in between?

Question asked by Elisa (16 years old heterosexual woman from Uruguay, Uruguay)

Question answered on October 26, 2010 by

Sorted in Alienation, En questionnement, Questions

Hi Elisa, In your question you express the idea that you may be happier as a boy and wonder what you could identify as. My short answer would be: you can identify yourself however you wish to. Labels are usually a quick and easy way to put oneself into a category. Whether it ... Read more.
Not looking for a sex change, but want to be castrated

Not looking for a sex change, but want to be castrated

Question asked by Andrew (44 years old questioning from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on September 15, 2010 by

Sorted in Alienation, Prejudices, Questions

Hi Andrew, thank you for writing to us with your question. I can't tell through your question whether or not you consider yourself to be a transgendered person, or not. For the purposes of answering your question though, I will be assuming that you do consider yourself to be transgendered. Just ... Read more.
I’m having violent sexual dreams

I’m having violent sexual dreams

Question asked by whitney (23 years old heterosexual woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on August 30, 2010 by

Sorted in Aggression, Family, Questions

Hi Whitney, I want to start off by telling you that it's a good thing you found a way to redirect your dreams of sex by some means; concerning your new kind of dreams, let me reassure you that it is also normal. Pornography is a double edged thing: it ... Read more.
I don’t like calling myself a lesbian, and I want to remove my breasts

I don’t like calling myself a lesbian, and I want to remove my breasts

Question asked by Liliana Figz (23 years old questioning from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on August 21, 2010 by

Sorted in Alienation, Questions, Transition

Hey Lilianna, Thanks of submitting your question to Alterheros. It sounds like you're going through an identity crisis, which is a very challenging situation to work through. However, there are a lot of misconceptions and assumptions that underlie the concept of a person having an identity. But ... Read more.
I’m a 16-year old Iraqi boy – I want to be free to say

I’m a 16-year old Iraqi boy – I want to be free to say

Question asked by bayar (16 years old homosexual man from Iraq, Iraq)

Question answered on March 15, 2010 by

Sorted in Cultures, Homophobia and transphobia, Questions

Hi Bayar, thanks for coming to Alterheros with your question. I hope I can provide you with some help. First of all I want to congratulate you for finding the strength and courage to come online and search for help and support. I'm sure it is not easy for you to find any kind ... Read more.
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