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LGBTQ COMING OUT. For many, taking this life-changing step takes bravery. We are here to support you!...

Coming out is a life long process of understanding, accepting, and acknowledging your identity as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+ (LGBTQ+) or a combination of these identities. It includes both exploring your identity and sharing that identity with others. The first person you have to come out to is yourself. It happens in different ways and occurs at different ages for different people. Because we live in a society that assumes that everyone is straight and cisgender, a LGBTQ person is never done coming out. Coming out is NOT “flaunting.” Instead, it is simply making people aware of an important part of you.