Questions surrounding gender identity and/or sexual orientation Archives - JFCS of Greater Philadelphia

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Is it possible to be born as a female and to think I should have been born a male?

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I don’t understand what I am.

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Support groups for teens

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I feel like a male

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I think I’m Pansexual, But my brother is already a demiboy and asexual and if I tell my parents they might think I’m following her or want more attention. Should I come out to my brother?

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I don’t want to be a girl. I don’t want to be a boy either.

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I’m struggling to reconcile the ideas I have had (for 30 years) of what my family would look like

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I was born female, but sometimes I don’t feel like that’s quite right.

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I’m in high school, and I think I might be gay.

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