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LGBTQIQ

LGBTQIQ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Questioning individuals. Members of this community may have unique experiences and stressors that can contribute to a variety of problems. Perhaps you are in the process of coming out, or are discovering your own sexual/gender identity for the first time. You may be out and proud, and are experiencing discrimination. You might be going through relationship problems with your significant other. Whatever you may be experiencing, we encourage you to contact the Counseling Center at (215) 895-1415, or by e-mail at counseling@drexel.edu, for assistance. The staff of the Counseling Center encourages inclusion, acceptance, and support of members of the LGBTQIQ community, and is available to assist with the development of a better understanding of yourself and of others.

For additional support on the Drexel University campus you can visit the LGBTQA Center, which is supported by the Student Center for Inclusion and Culture. The LGBTQA Center is located in Room 48-C in the lower level of Creese Student Center.


General Internet Resources


Coming Out


Transgender Specific Resources


Half of Us

Half Of Us is a collaboration between mtvU and The Jed Foundation, with the goal of raising awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connecting students with the resources they may need to get help. Below you will find stories about people who have been affected by psychological difficulties and how they were able to overcome them.

 

Adam Taylor
After facing his own battle with discrimination and depression, Adam creates an organization to provide support to GLBT youth dealing with emotional distress.

 


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