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I am starting to have feelings for my lesbian friend…

I am starting to have feelings for my lesbian friend…

Question asked by Will (19 man, Canada)

Question answered on February 19, 2012 by

Sorted in Friendship, Questions

Hi Will, Thanks for writing to AlterHeros.  If I understand your question correctly, you are developping feelings for one of your friends, who is a lesbian woman, and you are having negative feelings about the outcome of a disclosure.  All of that is "giving you headaches", as you are saying.  For ... Read more.
(Français) Comment savoir : Amitié ou amour ?

(Français) Comment savoir : Amitié ou amour ?

Question asked by Justine (Femme de 15 ans, Canada)

Question answered on January 31, 2012 by

Sorted in Friendship, Self-esteem, Questions, Relationships

Bonjour Justine, D'abord, je te remercie de la confiance que tu nous accordes. Premièrement, tu dis entretenir une relation privilégiée avec une amie, qui serait peut-être pour vous deux, une relation plus sérieuse qu'une simple amitié. D'un côté, je ne sais pas si cette fille est la première ou l'une des premières filles ... Read more.
I feel more comfortable around women than men. Am I a lesbian?

I feel more comfortable around women than men. Am I a lesbian?

Question asked by Sandy (25 questioning, Canada)

Question answered on July 23, 2011 by

Sorted in Definitions, En questionnement, Gay & Lesbian, Questions, Am I gay, lesbian, bi or trans?

Hi Sandy, Thank you for writing to Alterheros with your questions. You bring up a few different ideas and concerns about your sexuality and whether or not it has been influenced by witnessing other people’s abusive relationships. You say that you feel threatened by men and in turn, prefer to be around ... Read more.
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.
I am in love with a friend !

I am in love with a friend !

Question asked by rod (18 questioning man, United States of America)

Question answered on June 27, 2011 by

Sorted in Love, Questions

Hi Rod thanks for your question, This is a very common issue, because usually sexual relationships develop because you like a person, in the case of friendship, especially deep friendship is also because you like the person and being with them a lot. There is a difference between ... Read more.
Will watching transexual porn compromise my hetero lifestyle?

Will watching transexual porn compromise my hetero lifestyle?

Question asked by Matt (22 years old heterosexual man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on June 24, 2011 by

Sorted in Comfortable in your skin, En questionnement, Questions, Sex

Hi Matt, Thanks for writing in with your question. It can be confusing when you realize you are interested in something you may have otherwise thought of as abnormal, but let me say that being turned on my transsexual porn is not abnormal at all. People are turned on ... Read more.
I would like to make my coming out, but I am 63 years old and frightened…

I would like to make my coming out, but I am 63 years old and frightened…

Question asked by direne (63 bisexual woman, United States of America)

Question answered on June 22, 2011 by

Sorted in Uncomfortable in my skin, Questions

Hi Direne, By the sounds of your question is seems that you are feeling quite overwhelmed and that you might perhaps be ready to explore some parts of yourself that have confused you for some time now. I want to start by highlighting how much strength it takes ... Read more.
I came out to my parents as lesbian but they don’t believe me and my friends rejected me.  What do I do now?

I came out to my parents as lesbian but they don’t believe me and my friends rejected me. What do I do now?

Question asked by Jamie (14 questioning woman, Canada)

Question answered on June 22, 2011 by

Sorted in Friendship, Family, Coming out, Uncomfortable in my skin, Questions, Resources, Coming out

Hi Jamie, Thanks for writing in to us at AlterHéros.  From your post, it sounds like you’re struggling with your coming out to your parents and close friends as lesbian and that you’re trying to figure out what to do now and how to get help. First of all, a great big ... Read more.
Can I be a transwoman and a tomboy ?

Can I be a transwoman and a tomboy ?

Question asked by tsundere.girl (22, Belgium)

Question answered on June 15, 2011 by

Sorted in Being transsexual and homosexual, Questions, Am I transexual, transgender or travesti?

Hi Tsundere.girl, Thank you for contacting AlterHeros with your question. From what you’re telling me, I understand that you have some conflicting feelings with regard to gender issues and your sexuality. You also mention that in an ideal situation, you would be a male-to-female transsexual, but wouldn’t adhere to the socially ... Read more.
How to make him discover that I am gay ?

How to make him discover that I am gay ?

Question asked by How to seal the deal! (17 homosexual man, Canada)

Question answered on March 19, 2011 by

Sorted in Questions, Relationships

Hi Cool Bean, Thanks for the question. It can be tricky meeting people when you first come out, but it's definitely not impossible.  There are no clear answers or ways to talk to someone, but there are some things you can keep in mind when talking with someone you're potentially interested ... Read more.
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