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Where can I find support as a gay, lesbian, or bisexual teen?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
A lot of high schools now have support groups for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, queer) kids. If you can’t go public and join a group, perhaps seek out and confide in an older person from outside your family. Be careful what you write on the internet or who you “friend” on Facebook, especially if you’re not ready to be outed just yet. The internet is public space. For more info, checkout www.itgetsbetter.org or www.lambda.org/youth, www.glsen.org.
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