HOW CHILDHOOD SHAPED OUR SEXUAL IDENTITY
Sexual identity develops during childhood. To explore its formation, we asked people with the LGBTQ experience how childhood impacted their feelings and sense of identity. LGBTQ policies aimed at children don’t appreciate the developmental factors involved with sexuality. If they did, America would not be rushing to embrace LGBTQ identity.
Many from CHANGED have experienced shifts in our sexual feelings and gender identity as we have addressed perceptions and wounds from our childhood—including adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). This fuels our passion to protect counseling choices for everyone.
We no longer identify as LGBTQ.
This 32 page booklet highlights excerpts of a few of our stories to emphasize how complex the LGBTQ identity truly is.