Trauma in the LGBTQ+

Trauma in the LGBTQ+ community

LGBTQ+ stands for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. Globally, this community faces adversities in most aspects of their day to day lives. LQBTQ+ Individuals are more likely to experience trauma than straight, cisgender individuals. This has a wide-reaching effect on their mental and physical well-being, relationships, and sense of identity.   Trauma…

Gender Identity

What is Gender? Gender refers to the social, political, economic, and cultural attributes and opportunities typically associated with being a woman, man, girl, or boy. This includes social norms, expected behaviours and values, and familial roles. These attributes and their subsequent opportunities are both context and time-specific – changing and adapting as our society does.…