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LGBTQ+ Holiday Resources

Robyn Exton

Dec 01, 2022

LGBTQ+ Holiday Resources

Holidays can mean different things to different people, especially for our LGBTQIA+ community. We want to make sure you have the information you need, no matter where you are or what you’ve got going on. And please share far and wide if you think it could be helpful for a friend or family member

Are you coming out to your family this holiday? Or dealing with any stress? Here are some tips and articles that can help you deal with coping during the holidays from HER!

  1. What To Know Before You Come Out This Holiday Season
  2. Dealing with Rejection During the Holidays
  3. How to Cope: Going Home for the Holidays as a Queer Person
  4. Fun Ways to Come Out During the Holiday Season

Are you an LGBTQ+ student going home for the holidays? Here are some tips to make sure you take care of yourself and those around you.

Holidays can be tough to stay sober, especially during events and parties. Here are some helpful ways to stay strong during your sobriety. We’re proud of your journey!


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Want to help out others in our community? Here are some LGBTQ+ organizations you can donate to and ways you can stay connected with your friends and family.

  1. 12 LGBTQ+ Organizations to Donate to This Holiday Season
  2. 10 Ways To Stay Connected to Your Disabled / Chronically Ill Friends This Thanksgiving

Looking for something quiet to do or an intimate party with your friends, here’s a fun list of movies and tv shows for you to watch. 

  1. Fun LGBTQ+ Movies and Shows 

Want to find queer-owned brands or gift guides for the holiday? Here are some businesses to support! 

  1. Lesbian Holiday Gift Guide
  2. Queer owned businesses on Etsy
  3. 25 Gifts Under $50 From Queer-Owned Brands and Businesses

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Holidays can be tough for our mental health. Here are Mental Health Hotlines to keep saved or to share with a friend or family member.

  1. The Trevor Project provides 24/7 crisis support services to young LGBTQ people. Text, chat, or call anytime to reach a trained counselor.
  2. Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community.
Robyn Exton

Robyn is the CEO & Founder of HER. Find her on Twitter.

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