Sexuality and gender identity

Want to learn more about your sexuality and gender identity?

Here are some great organisations that can guide you:

What is sexual identity?

Different people can have different relationships. If you're feeling confused, we can help you figure things out

Sexuality explained

A guide to what sexuality is

Minus18 - Champions for LGBTQIA+ youth

An organisation to support LGBTQIA+ youth

The difference between gender, sex and sexuality

Gender, sex and sexuality aren't as black and white as some people might think. Here's a handy guide to help you understand the difference.

A lot of strong emotions come with exploring and questioning who you are and who are attracted to. For example, grief, denial, shame, fear, stress, anxiety, and anger. It is important that you take care of your emotional and mental wellbeing.

Here are some organisations that can help:

CALL LIFELINE 13 11 14 (crisis counselling service available 24/7)

CALL KIDS HELP LINE 1800 55 1800 (counselling service available 24/7 for young Australians aged 5 - 25)

CALL QLIFE 1800 184 527 (available 3pm - midnight everyday)