LGBTQIA+ Community: Understanding Acronyms

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon/Unsplash The LGBTQIA+ community goes by many names and acronyms, here at Mental Magazine we tend to use LGBTQIA+. But how many are there and what do they mean? Let’s start of easy: LGBT: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender. LGBT has been used for the 90s and is easily the most common … Continue reading LGBTQIA+ Community: Understanding Acronyms

LGBTQIA+ Community: Understanding Pronouns

Photo by: Sharon McCutcheon/Unsplash You might have seen people on social media or people you know ditch the gender-specific she/her and he/him pronouns and use they/them or even Ze/hir, but do you understand what it means? Using pronouns which don’t resonate with your assigned gender at birth isn’t exclusive to those who are transgender or … Continue reading LGBTQIA+ Community: Understanding Pronouns

LGBT+ History Month Quiz 2!

We've returned with another quiz on LGBTQIA+ history! Have a go and test your knowledge against your friends and family! [os-widget path="/mental-magazine/lgbt-history-month-quiz-2"]

LGBTQIA+ Helplines

Life is hard at the moment for everyone with the Covid-19 pandemic ruining many parts of people's lives. Enforced into a lockdown, this can be particularly damaging to members of the LGBTQIA+ community, who potentially are stuck at home living with people who are discriminatory against them. Here are some helplines targeted specifically for providing … Continue reading LGBTQIA+ Helplines

Mental Magazine LGBT+ History Month Quiz!

As February is LGBT+ History Month, our quiz this week focuses on LGBT+ history! Take part and see how well you do and perhaps learn something new! Come back next week for a new quiz! [os-widget path="/mental-magazine/mental-magazine-lgbt-history-month-quiz"]