There are some girls that when I’m around them, I feel this excitement and I don’t know if I have crush on them. I just don’t feel attracted to boys the way my friends do. Does this make me lesbian?

Updated 12 August 2022 under Ask Us.

First, thank you so much for trusting us with this question! Exploring what sexuality and attraction look and feel like is one of the coolest parts of being a person. […]

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I’m fourteen years old. I am a lesbian, but I don’t know how to tell my parents. I have felt this way since I was eleven years old. I also have a crush, but I don’t know how to tell her either. I think my parents will accept me, but I don’t know what to do. Can you help me?

Updated 22 April 2022 under Ask Us.

Thank you so much for reaching out to us. For some people coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and/or queer (LGBTQ+) to parents is casual and accepting, while for others […]

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I’m lesbian and I came out to my friends on New Year’s Eve but I don’t know if I need to tell my doctor because I am only 13.

Updated 6 June 2016 under Ask Us.

It takes a lot of courage to “come out” whether it is with your friends, family or others. Even though you are young, it is important to talk with your […]

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Is it normal to have sexual attractions towards other girls? (I’m a girl)

Updated 18 May 2015 under Ask Us.

Yes. It is perfectly “normal” for girls to have sexual feelings towards other girls. Sexual attraction, which is part of “sexual orientation,” refers to the gender of a person who […]

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I’m a lesbian and I’ve just been told that I might have endometriosis. My girlfriend is scared to have sex with me in case it makes things worse or she hurts me! Would it make a difference if I had sex?

Updated 29 December 2014 under Ask Us.

Some woman may experience pain or “pressure” with sexual intercourse, but many do not. We recommend that you tell your partner that you will let her know if you are […]

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I like to feel my breasts (just mine). Am I gay or bi-curious for that?

Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Touching your own breasts is normal. This doesn’t mean you’re gay or bi-curious. Many girls/women enjoy the feeling while massaging their breasts and nipples, for example, while washing up, or […]

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LGBTQ: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Mental Health and Resources

Updated 18 May 2018 under Health Guides.

Adolescence can be an exciting but also a challenging time, since it is a period when bodies change, schoolwork is more difficult, and friends and families might not understand your […]

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LGBTQ: Sexual Orientation

Updated 23 November 2022 under Health Guides.

What is sexual orientation? Sexual orientation refers to the type of sexual and romantic feelings for other people. These people can be of the same gender, a different gender, or […]

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