Being queer at school and at work

I asked her to hang out but I’m scared of rejection.

I asked her to hang out but I’m scared of rejection.

Question asked by KIM (17 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on February 6, 2010 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Bisexuality, Questions

Hi, Kim! The fact that you were upset knowing she was upset may indicate many things, the big ones being a) That you care for her, in a way that goes deeper than lust. b) That you still view her as a friend, and are naturally upset, and c) That you are a compassionate human ... Read more.
How do I tell him I have a crush on him now that I know he’s gay?

How do I tell him I have a crush on him now that I know he’s gay?

Question asked by Diego (19 years old homosexual man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on January 10, 2010 by

Sorted in Friendship, Colleges & Universities, Questions

Hi Diego, thanks for your question! It's always intimidating to admit to someone that we have feelings for them. Some people wait years before admitting it. And at that point, it's often too late to change the course of time or make up for lost time. It does happen, but rarely. Because ... Read more.
Should I tell these girls I like them?

Should I tell these girls I like them?

Question asked by Tega (13 years old woman from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on January 1, 2010 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Bisexuality, Questions

Hi Tega, thanks for writing to Alterheros with your question. Telling someone that you have a crush on them is always a pretty intimidating and scary thing to do! The fact that you are crushing on girls that may or may not like other girls definitely adds to the stress and ... Read more.
I’m scared to reveal my bisexuality

I’m scared to reveal my bisexuality

Question asked by Jason (15 years old man from Australia, Australia)

Question answered on September 18, 2009 by

Sorted in Bisexuality, Creating a safe school environment, Questions

Hi Jason, Thanks for coming to Alterheros with your question. Bottling up feelings and not being able to tell your friends who you are can put a lot of stress on yourself. However, I want to let you know that you're not the only one experiencing this situation. I know some of ... Read more.
Why are transgender washrooms neededand are there any universities known for having gay-bashing incidents?

Why are transgender washrooms neededand are there any universities known for having gay-bashing incidents?

Question asked by danni

Question answered on July 29, 2009 by

Sorted in Aggression, Questions, Transsexuality at school or at work

Dear Danni, I applaud your interest in the transgender and gay communities, and I think your assignment topic deals with a very important human rights issue that more people should be talking about. You are asking about two different minority groups, and I will discuss each in turn. 1) ... Read more.
Finding other gay guys without going on 18+ sites

Finding other gay guys without going on 18+ sites

Question asked by Travis (16 years old homosexual man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on July 24, 2009 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Dating, Questions

Hi Travis, Thanks for submitting your question to Alterheros. Meeting other people who share your interests and find places to make friends that you connect with and have fun takes some effort, and creativity! Sometimes it can be a bit of a lengthy process to find a good circle ... Read more.
Where can I meet other teens to date?

Where can I meet other teens to date?

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

Question answered on June 2, 2009 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Dating, Questions

Hi Julie, Thank you for your question. This must be an exciting time for you, but perhaps also a little frightening? A little lonely? It seems from your question that you are searching for like-minded GLBT (gay-lesbian-bisexual-trans) teens to date and perhaps also to just talk to. Unfortunately I do not know where ... Read more.
How can I meet other gay teens in my area?

How can I meet other gay teens in my area?

Question asked by Guy Humphrey (17 years old homosexual man from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on April 23, 2009 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Dating, Questions

Hi Guy, thanks for your question. Being young and out is never easy, now teens sometimes feel ready to come out of the closet and start dating at 13 and 14 years old! When you're a young teen it's sometimes difficult to find others your age, lot's of stuff is off ... Read more.
Age gap and bisexuality

Age gap and bisexuality

Question asked by Veronica (16 years old questioning woman from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on March 26, 2009 by

Sorted in Bisexuality, High-school, Questions

Hi Veronica, I don't think labels are necessarily helpful, since people often judge others with the help of labels, but since you are confused, I will offer my advice. It's hard to say, at this point, whether you are bisexual, bi-curious, lesbian or straight. If you have never had any physical ... Read more.
How do I win her affection quickly?

How do I win her affection quickly?

Question asked by Walter (12 years old heterosexual man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on March 23, 2009 by

Sorted in High-school, First experiences, Questions

Hi Walter. Thanks for sending in your question! It's always stressful when someone we have strong feelings for seems so unattainable . This would be especially difficult with the sort of competition that seems to be happening between you and your friend about this girl. I understand why you seem ... Read more.
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