Sources of personal support, guidance and legal advice for responding to homophobic, biphobic and transphobic harassment.
Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic harassment can cause mild to severe depression, self-loathing and anxiety. It can lead to rejection by family and friends, and exclusion from workplaces, venues or social groups. Homophobia makes it difficult for people to accept and express their sexual identity (‘coming out’) and is the leading cause for the higher rate of suicide for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people compared to the overall population.
When dealing with homophobic, biphobic or transphobic harassment it is important to ensure that you (or the person you know) get the right sort of support. No instance of harassment is ‘too small’ to seek support. Contact someone today.