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Gender & Sexuality

Due to the nature of counseling and safety of our staff and students during these COVID-19 times, we will be offering our same quality services virtually until the university has entered Phase Green under the Covid-19 Response Plan.  For more information and to check current phase, please visit the Covid-19 Response Page.

College can be one of the most exciting and stressful times for a young adult. Some young adults who are beginning to explore their gender or sexuality or  who already identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community may have additional stressors to worry about besides the usual issues with school and personal life.

Common Concerns
  • Understanding their gender or sexuality
  • Feeling welcome and accepted
  • Deciding whether to come out
  • Being socially isolation
  • Experiencing additional mental health concerns (anxiety, depression, anxiety, etc.)
  • Experiencing harassment
Campus Resources

 Some resources adapted from Appalachian State University Counseling Center and learnhowtobecome.org