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Support Groups

(pronounced – suh-pawt-groop | səˈpɔːt gruːps)
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Support groups are meetings or services where people get together, whether in person, by phone or online, to support one another. Support groups can range from handling addiction, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), to helping people through grief or suicide prevention. Support groups will typically cover an area, region or specific subject
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  ABOUT SUPPORT GROUPS

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"Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much."

HELEN KELLER
Support groups are meetings or services where people get together, whether in person, by phone or online, to support one another. Support groups can range from handling addiction, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), to helping people through grief or suicide prevention. Support groups will typically cover an area, region or specific subject.

SUMMARY
  • Groups of people offering support
  • Cover themes from addiction support to suicide prevention
  • Will typically cover a specific area, region or subject

  STATISTICS

  • There are thousands of support groups worldwide tailored towards members of the LGBTQIA+ community, for those needing assistance with addiction, suicidal tendencies or general guidance and support
  • According to the UK Charity Stonewall, LGBT individuals are more likely to experience depression or anxiety compared to their heterosexual counterparts
  • One in ten LGBT individuals have faced some form of domestic abuse from a partner
  • 45% of LGBT pupils have been bullied due to their gender identity or sexual orientation
  • One in eight LGBT people have experienced some form of unequal treatment from healthcare staff due to identifying as LGBT

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EXCEPTIONAL AND DIVERSE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY

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LGBTQIA+ COUNTRY & REGION GUIDES

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  SOCIAL MEDIA & APPS

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  TOP FIVE HASHTAGS

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#supportgroups
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#supportgroup
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#mentalhealth
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#support
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#lgbtsupportgroup

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DEPICTR – LGBT Chat
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GL Nations – Free LGBT Streaming Your Way
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People Like Me – Find, rate & review LGBT-friendly businesses
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Sowlmate: LGBT Courses & Diary
Sowlmate: LGBT Courses & Diary
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GAYTHER AFFINITY

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DISCOVER WHICH COUNTRIES LEGALLY RECOGNISE GENDER IDENTITIES...

Gender and body dysmorphia affects many people each year. Many will feel trapped in the wrong body and look to transform their outer appearance to reflect their inner self. For those going through their transition, it is often a challenge and lengthy process. Discover how each country around the world legally acknowledges and treats gender identities

  PUBLIC FIGURES

  ELDER SUPPORT GROUPS RELATED PEOPLE

United States of America (USA)
Lady Gaga |  American Singer, founder of Born This Way Foundation
United Kingdom (UK)
Elton John |  English Musician, founder of Elton John AIDS Foundation
All of the people featured within the list are based on those who have shown support in the past or have publicly identified with a specific sexuality, gender identity, or cause. These individuals are featured because they are positive role models for the community and help others come to terms and identify with how they are thinking and feeling. How we identify is personal to us and being featured on this list is by no means meant to out or cause offence. Instead, highlighting exceptional individuals directly linked to the community
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EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE MAKING HISTORY

Over the past 50 years, the LGBTQIA+ global community has seen many positive developments, where the rights and protection for community members have greatly improved. The improvements and changes are a direct result of the exceptional individuals who stood up, often at great personal risk, to fight for and promote community rights. Discover more about some of these exceptional individuals today

  INFORMATION

  TERMS

(literal translations for popular languages)

English
support groups
Spanish
grupos de apoyo
French
groupes de soutien
German
selbsthilfegruppen
Mandarin
支持小组
Arabic
مجموعات الدعم
Hebrew
קבוצות תמיכה
Hindi
सहायता समूह
Dutch
steungroepen
Portuguese
grupos de apoio
Russian
группы поддержки
Japanese
サポートグループ
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