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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.
Is it unusual to start being attracted by same-sex in my mid-30s ?

Is it unusual to start being attracted by same-sex in my mid-30s ?

Question asked by Canadian Joe (35 bisexual man, Canada)

Question answered on March 19, 2011 by

Sorted in Bisexuality, Questions

Hi Joe, Thanks for submitting your question to Alterheros. I am happy for you that you are at the next step of your self-discovery.  You should not feel alone in your discovery, discovering and or re-discovering ones sexuality is a dynamic ongoing process. This is because a person's sexuality is fluid ... Read more.
I realized I feel like a man…

I realized I feel like a man…

Question asked by Raph (17)

Question answered on March 12, 2011 by

Sorted in Comfortable in your skin, Questions

Hi Raph, It takes a lot of strength and courage to share your feelings with your friends and parents. It's really great and impressive that you were brave enough to do this. It sounds like your friends are a great support to you! It is important to surround yourself with people ... Read more.
I am aroused by pictures of female genitals, is it normal ?

I am aroused by pictures of female genitals, is it normal ?

Question asked by maria, 23 year old female (23 questioning woman, Poland)

Question answered on February 27, 2011 by

Sorted in Questions, Am I gay, lesbian, bi or trans?

Hi Maria, From what I understand you are confused by the fact that you can be sexually aroused by both male and female bodies (this has been happening to varying degrees over your lifetime), but you do not want to have sex with women. Now you are wondering if this means ... Read more.
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