LGBTQ+ people might have more freedom to be ourselves on the dating scene. But starting to date can be harder because we often start in adulthood (after the confusion of coming out), and we experience more discrimination, trauma, violence and mental illness. And yet, many queer and trans people find love while living true to ourselves.
Religious, ethnic and family community group leaders can support young single people to find partnership. Some tips for offering mentorship, referring to counselling, and bowing out when you can't accept someone's values or lifestyle.
For managers, supervisors, teachers, professors, coaches and volunteer coordinators: How to talk to your employee, student or team member who is single and may be lonely. Handling inappropriate dating requests or anger from team members.