Increasingly young people are questioning their identity, who they are and how society views them. Some young people feel uncomfortable with the gender they were assigned at birth whilst others are unhappy with the gender role that society requires.

For people with gender identity difficulties it is common to experience associated difficulties such as low mood, distress or worries and these difficulties may be influenced by how they view their gender.

If you are confused about your gender identity and struggling to cope, with feelings become particularly difficult, you might find it helpful talking to someone or receiving professional support.

 

Key Point

Trans people have the right to not be discriminated against because of their gender identity