Police have arrested four male teenagers after a lesbian couple were beaten on a bus after refusing to kiss for them. The attack on Melania Geymonat, 28, and her girlfriend Chris, happened on the top of a double-decker London N31 bus as they were travelling to Camden Town in the early hours of May Met Police said the suspects are aged between 15 to 18 and were arrested on Friday on suspicion of robbery and aggravated GBH.
Click to talk to a trained teen volunteer. Unfortunately, this is not the case. If you are an LGBQ teen, you may feel different from your straight friends, especially when they talk about romantic feelings, dating, and sex.
As people pass from childhood into their teen years and beyond, their bodies develop and change. So do their emotions and feelings. It's common to wonder and sometimes worry about new sexual feelings.
Try not to make assumptions and let them come and tell you in their own time. One thing you can do is give them the information they need to make good decisions. You can contact Stonewall's Information Service for pointers.
Feeling like you are the only gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender teen can be pretty awful. Most of us like to have a community that we can feel a part of and gay teens are no different. However, it can be tough stuff, finding other gay teens.
A full 6. But among bisexual females, the percentage is even higher 8. A similar pattern was found among gay male teens, where 9.
Some people may not identify with any of these labels, and that is OK too. It also is possible to not feel any sexual attraction. This sometimes is described as being asexual.
Adolescence is a transitional time — from childhood to adulthood — and a period of frequently rapid physical, emotional, and sexual change accompanied by rapidly developing mental abilities. As many parents likely recall, it's a time of personal growth and self-definition. As teenagers' understanding of themselves as separate and unique individuals in the world begins to take hold, they may question assumptions and explore possibilities.
Most teens, whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexualor straight, are not sexually active. In fact, not having sex is the only way to be completely protected against sexually transmitted infections STIs. But if you choose to have sex, make sure you know the risks and how to stay safe.