Our members consist of parents, families and friends of gay, lesbian and bisexual people. We most likely have been through much of what you are now feeling. We understand. According to some statistics, one in every ten people in this country and around the world is gay. Therefore, approximately one in four families has an immediate family member who is gay, lesbian or bisexual, and most families have at least one gay, lesbian or bisexual member in their extended family circle.
What do you do when you find out your child is gay, lesbian or bisexual?
What do you do when you find out your child is gay, lesbian or bisexual? | PFLAG Atlanta
Learn more. Renata Sanders, M. Errol Lamont Fields, M. All parents want what's best for their kids. But providing support isn't always easy — especially if you are the parent of a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning LGBTQ child.
Coming Out: Information for Parents of LGBTQ Teens
According to new research published by the American Psychological Association, a majority of Generation-Z teenage boys who self-identify as gay or bisexual report being out to their parents. However, researchers also found that stigma and religious beliefs still prevent some young teens from disclosing their sexual identity. Researchers analyzed survey data from nearly 1, boys born between and , aged between , all of whom identified as gay, bisexual, or as being attracted to people regardless of gender.
A majority of gay and bisexual Generation Z teenage boys report being out to their parents, part of an uptick in coming out among young people that researchers have noted in recent decades, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. However, stigma and religious beliefs still prevent some young people from disclosing their sexual identity. This study offers a glimpse into the coming out practices of Generation Z, those born between and , a group that researchers are only beginning to study. Work still needs to be done.