Coming Out To Your Doctor, LGBTQ

Coming Out To Your Doctor

Coming out to your doctor may be difficult, especially for if you are a teen. Often, a teenager comes out with a million thoughts running through their head. Will my doctor accept me? Help me? Understand me? Tell my parents/keep my secret? 18% of all LGBTQ Americans refrain from seeing a physician for fear of discrimination.

Coming out to you doctor may feel very scary and unsafe. Consider asking your doctor if their office is a safe office where acceptance is commonplace. Read more