Fox | Finding A Safe Space | headspace

28th October, 2020    |    By  headspace    |     42

Fox shares their story about feeling secure in who you are. For many young people, it can be a really challenging experience figuring out who you are. This can mean exploring your gender identity and sexuality, which can lead to and uncomfortable feelings. “For me the biggest thing to overcome was that internalised shame and so it took me a long time to admit to myself that I might be bisexual.” Having people around you who are accepting of you and understand what you’re going through can help your headspace. It’s important to know that there’s a strong LGBTIQA+ community to embrace and support you. “I learned to see the beauty in who I was and who people in the LGBTIQA+ community are.” headspace has helped thousands of young people from the LGBTIQA+ community get the support they need. Learn more about the importance of finding a safe space to be who you are: headspace.org.au/not-always-glitter For more information and helpful tips, to find your nearest headspace centre or for online and telephone support, visit: https://headspace.org.au/ headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Subscribe to the headspace YouTube channel for more youth-focused mental health videos.


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