How to Support LGBT+ Young People Coming Out
How Can I Help an LGBT+ Young Person to Come Out?
What Should I Do When a Young Person Comes Out to Me?
Being told a young person in your care is LGBT+ can be surprising and it can be usual to go on a journey towards acceptance. You can read more about that journey and how people can feel here.
The LGBT+ young person has probably been thinking about how to come out to you for a long time. We have put together some tips to support you in responding to their ‘coming out’.
It is usual for adults in this situation to feel unprepared and unsure what to do. You can explore the pages on this website and seek support from the different parent and carer groups to gain more insight and information about the LGBT+ community. If your young person would like more information about LGBT+ identities, they can explore the young person section of the website, but please be aware it is aimed at young people aged 14 and above.