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Counselling for Closet Gay People

Counselling for Closet Gay People

Some people are gay. Unlike straight-people, however, all gay people at some time have to choose whether or not to 'come out of the closet' (to coin an old phrase). Some people seek support from an LGBT counsellor before making a decision on announcing to the world (or at least family and friends) that they are gay, lesbian, transgender or bisexual. Coming out of the closet is not easy for some, and easier for others, but speaking with an counsellor who works with LGBT people can make the decision easier to work through.

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Developmental Stages of Gay Male Couples

Developmental Stages of Gay Male Couples

Studied over a period of five years, 156 gay male couples were interviewed regarding their couple relationships to provide the conceptualisation of developmental stages of gay male relationships - McWhirter & Mattison (1984)

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Do Counsellors ‘Cure’ Homosexuality?

Do Counsellors ‘Cure’ Homosexuality?

In early 2009, the counselling and psychotherapy profession was subject to unflattering media scrutiny following the publication of research which found that a significant minority of mental health professionals in Britain are attempting to help lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) clients become heterosexual.

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Gay’s The Word (Bookstore)

Gay’s The Word (Bookstore)

How come so few LGBTQ know about Gay's the Word bookstore in Bloomsbury, London? Let me tell you how I sometimes incorporate their resource into counselling with gay & lesbian couples.

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How I wrote to my MP regarding the British Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

How I wrote to my MP regarding the British Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

How easy is it to write to your MP regarding the British Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill? I'll show you how easy it is in three simple steps.

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