Rian Emrick , Treasurer. Founded in , they are the largest non-profit organization in the southeast devoted solely to the health and wellness of LGBTQ people. Turn right into the parking lot and proceed up the stairs to the glass doors. It operates M-F from 8: The important distinction between a PFLAG support group and a counseling or therapy session, is that we try not to give you advice. All are welcome — lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and parents, families and straight allies are invited. You are also welcome to bring someone who can support you — a spouse, child, relative, friend or neighbor.
Sue Haertel, Co-president Board Leader: We discuss issues relating to fatherhood and meet or do activities with our children. Don Eggret, Vice Chair. Sandra Swan, swansj gmail. Sexual and Gender Minority Clearinghouse.
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How a romantic relationship can protect same-sex attracted youth and young adults from the impact of expected rejection. The second approach explores LGBT-specific factors such as stigma and discrimination and how these compound everyday stressors to exacerbate poor outcomes. Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths. Glen Medders, Chair Board Leader: Studies also indicate that heterosexual youth report poor mental and behavioral health as the result of homophobic victimization Poteat et al. The group is an intentional multicultural space, but all queer and transgender people are welcome.
Our listing offers a full range of organizations providing social activities, meeting groups, events, gatherings and forums for LGBTQ parents and their children, couples and individuals considering parenting. This program is appropriate for people of all ages. Disparities in health insurance coverage, access, and outcomes for individuals in same-sex versus different-sex relationships, — This group is dedicated to decreasing isolation for children of LGBT parents, and to bring a voice to the experiences of these families. Virginia Department of Health; Researchers counted more than 3, homeless youth in metro Atlanta with 28 percent self-identified as LGBT.