As she was trying to cheer her up, Robyn suggested meeting someone new online. in June, the Her app — a lesbian, queer, and bisexual social network — has raised over million in backing from the likes of the founders of Reddit and Bebo, and is already immensely popular.
But, she says, was embarrassed to recommend the sites she'd been frequenting. While no men are allowed, Robyn stresses that the site is not just for lesbians and gives a breakdown of how users identify on it.
When we talk about major concerns facing LGBTQ youth, we typically discuss topics like bias-based bullying and harassment or familial rejection and homelessness; and when we talk about violence facing the larger LGBTQ community, we typically discuss hate crimes.
The rates of sexual victimization for LGB respondents was 23.2 percent, nearly double that of heterosexual youth, of whom 12.3 percent reported sexual coercion.When asked if she was worried about finding a boyfriend, she calmly replies: 'I am a little bit.But if any of the boys decline me because of my situation then I just know they’re not right for me at all.'Jazz, who has a sister and two brothers, said as a toddler she knew she wanted to be a girl and would unsnap her onsies to make it look like a dress.We are not going to come back.'We have had people say things to us in the past but we have never had someone approach us and kick us out before.'It made us feel awful.We were walking out and we didn't know what to do, so we just started crying.Some people wrestle with this for years before finally deciding to do it.