Mental Health Blog and Directory for LGBTQ+ Community

Whether you are in the community, a friend, or an ally, all are welcome. Our mission is to provide accessible resources to everyone globally. The LGBTQ and ALL business directory offers access to thousands of therapists, psychologists, and gender confirmation surgeons.



Who is LGBTQ and ALL? 🤔

LGBTQ and ALL is an inclusive community for folks who live within the margins. Whether you identify as gay, straight, trans, non-binary, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or People of Color), fat/larger-bodied, a sex worker, neurodivergent, live with a disability, or in poverty, our community strives to uplift all its members.

If you are an ally, whether a friend, family, partner or chosen family, you can also belong to this community. We welcome those who acknowledge their privilege and do their part to interact with the LGBTQ+ community positively and stand up for their rights.

What Is the Goal of LGBTQ and ALL? ✔️

We know that the connection between sexual wellness, intimacy, and mental health is complex. Sex can do wonders for your self-esteem, mood, and intimate relationships. When it comes to LGBTQ+ folks and other diverse identities, sex can come with stigma and barriers. We aim to reduce these obstacles so that queer folks can have more positive outcomes for mental health.

Enjoying intimacy with any partner can be improved upon with the proper mental health resources in place. We provide a supportive community, influential ambassadors, and accessible information to make you feel empowered about your sexuality. When emotions are heightened, and thoughts are racing, it can negatively impact our sexual encounters. Experiencing healthy and emotional sexual intimacy is part of our mission, and we strive to do so through our offerings for LGBTQ+ folks.

What is the M.O.M. (Mind Over Matter) Community? ✌🏻 ✌🏽 ✌🏿

Our M.O.M. (Mind Over Matter) community is an inspiring platform to empower LGBTQ+ individuals. You can like and share motivational, mindful mental health quotes with other members of the M.O.M. community or with your family, friends, or chosen family. Our community fosters authentic, meaningful relationships and is a safe space where we respect ourselves and those around us.

M.O.M. provides a digital lifeline that is integral to the safety of LGBTQ+ people. To ensure our community’s safety, we have moderators who review content to ensure that our members follow community guidelines. We will not publish any hate speech, discrimination, slurs, or violent and disturbing imagery to protect our LGBTQ+ network.

Why Are Safe Spaces Important? 🙏🏻 🙏🏽 🙏🏿

A safe space provides marginalized individuals with respect and emotional security. When people don’t feel safe, it can be an anxiety-inducing and emotionally taxing experience. Since anxiety brings out many fears in people, it can lead to isolation and avoidance behaviors.

Safe spaces are a freeing place where LGBTQ+ people can be free from judgment, negative opinions, and discrimination. It is also a space where these individuals can feel respected and supported. This kind of space is especially beneficial for the most marginalized within the LGBTQ+ community, like BIPOC, POC, trans folks, people with disabilities, and those living in poverty.

Even though some more conservative contradictions to safe spaces claim that they violate free speech, this notion can be dangerous. Perpetuating this idea prevents others from understanding these spaces and why they are necessary for many oppressed people. It also limits the chance of engaging with topics of having productive discussions, especially ones that have to do with the mental health of LGBTQ+ folks.

🤕 🤐 What Role Does Mental Health Play in the LGBTQ+ Community? 😒 😥

Being LGBTQ+ is definitely not a mental illness, but many folks in the community can experience negative impacts on their mental health. According to research, LGBTQ+ people have higher challenges regarding mental health than the rest of the population. They can cope with conditions like depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and others in response to discrimination and societal prejudice.

However, not all LGBTQ+ have the same shared experiences, and everyone responds to these factors differently. Especially since every sexual orientation or identity is unique. For instance, what a transgender person experiences will be different from a cisgender person, or gay people will have different experiences than bisexual or pansexual folks.
The transgender and bisexual communities have the highest adverse mental health outcomes, especially the youngest members.

Many LGBTQ+ individuals are at risk for feelings of fear, discrimination, and traumatic occurrences. A large percentage of these folks are resilient and have found ways to prevail when facing adversity. Supportive relationships and communities can contribute to better mental health outcomes. It was even discovered that LGBTQ+ people seek out mental health services 2.5 times higher than heterosexual people. Every member of the LGBTQ+ has a unique and complex experience that can impact their mental health and areas of their lives, especially for groups like BIPOC, POC, folks with disabilities, and people with a lower socioeconomic status.

Since there are so many stereotypes regarding LGBTQ+ people, many people may not be comfortable sharing their authentic selves with the people in their lives. If they do eventually express their identity, they could face rejection and feel further isolated.

Our LGBTQ and ALL community feels strongly about uplifting the community. That’s why we have come up with strategies and tools to create a supportive network. We value our members and believe our platform will benefit everyone’s mental health.

A Fact Sheet for LGBTQ+ Folks 🏳️‍🌈 📝

Dangers for LGBTQ+ People
  • Many LGBTQ+ people have been threatened (57%), harassed (57%), sexually harassed (51%), or have experienced violence for their gender or sexual orientation (51%).
  • 59% of queer people feel that they do not have as many job opportunities and receive less pay than people who are not in the LGBTQ+ community
  • 39% of transgender folks have had slurs said to them, and 28% have experienced offensive comments due to their gender or sexual preferences
Mental Health Outcomes
  • LGBTQ+ youth are six times as likely to have depression symptoms than their non-LGBTQ+ identifying counterparts.
  • LGBTQ+ teenagers are more than twice more likely to have suicidal ideation and over four times more likely to attempt suicide.
  • 48% of transgender adults said that they had contemplated suicide in the past year

**If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, you can reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You can also text “home” to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741. To find out more, go to

Barriers in Healthcare
  • 22% of transgender individuals have avoided healthcare or doctors due to stigma or potential discrimination
  • About 8% of LGBTQ+ folks and 27% of transgender people have said that they have been denied healthcare due to discrimination against gender identity and sexual orientation.
  • For mental health care, many factors may negatively impact proper and effective care. These include stigma, racism, less cultural sensitivity, and reluctance to treat an LGBTQ+ patient (both consciously and unconsciously)
  • According to recent evidence, heterosexual and cisgender health care professionals showed implicit preferences for heterosexual patients versus their LGBTQ+ counterparts.

Who Are Our Ambassadors? 🏆

Our community is passionate about bringing quality LGBTQ+ content to our members. That’s why we have chosen to partner with ambassadors in the LGTBQ+ community. We believe that it is essential for leaders in the community to share their experiences with others, which is why we have video content where our ambassadors speak about mental health and other relatable issues.

Our ambassadors are a network of LGBTQ+ voices within the community. These individuals have been heavily involved in projects for the queer community and have made a difference in their local spaces by organizing, volunteering, and educating.
We are firmly committed to giving a platform to diverse identities. Our LGBTQ+ advocates add their voices and experiences to our forum to raise awareness about the most pressing issues facing queer folks to date. Our goal is to help raise awareness about LGBTQ+ issues to improve our community’s well-being in all aspects of their lives.

💜 🤍 🧡 💚 About LGBTQ and ALL 🖤  🤎 💛 💙

Our space at LGBTQ and ALL recognizes that sexuality is an integral part of human lives. The connection between sexual wellness and LGBTQ+ lives is complex and can impact self-confidence and intimacy. Our goal is to reduce stigma regarding queer sex by discussing topics that apply to diverse identities. We know that there are still too many barriers that exist today, and we want to dispel any misinformation.

We also know that sex is about more than just our bodies. The mind plays an integral part when it comes to sex. Our thoughts and emotions can impact our experiences, and poor mental health outcomes can get in the way of a satisfying sex life. That’s why we offer a sex-positive, mindful and motivational community, so our members can navigate the world of queer sex without shame.

✨ Joining the LGBTQ and ALL Community 📣

Now that you know more about LGBTQ and ALL, feel free to join our community. We look forward to continuing to build our wonderful LGTBQ+ online community with you. Our platform is a safe outlet for LGBTQ+ individuals to uplift each other and to find a sense of belonging.

Frequently Asked Questions

LGBTQ and ALL is a mental health blog with resources and a business directory. We aim to list as many tools as possible on an ongoing basis globally so that users suffering from mental health issues and needing professional care have access. Our mission is to provide accessible resources to everyone worldwide through up-to-date, educationally written content with access to thousands of therapists, psychologists for children, gender confirmation surgeons, and other types of mental health professionals through our business directory resources. Our business directory features many mental health professionals in many areas worldwide. We want to emphasize that all are welcome at LGBTQ AND ALL, whether you are in the LGBTQ+ community, a friend, or an ally.

Listing your business is a straightforward process. You can list your business via the following link: The first month is completely FREE. Once you finish your first free month, you will be on a monthly subscription for USD 19.99. You can cancel anytime before your new payment cycle.

We are an affordable option when compared to other directories. Once you have signed up and submitted your business, it will go through an approval process to ensure everything looks correct. Sometimes, one of our team members will reach out to discuss some of the information submitted or identify any missing information.

Our team works effortlessly to ensure your business listing gets targeted and receives relevant traffic exposure. First, we will prioritize a paid business listing in placement in the directory. Our SEO team provides backlinks to your site to benefit your site’s SEO and Google rankings. Due to the nature of our business, we often receive inquiries about individuals looking to be connected with the proper practice based on their needs. We are happy to send those referrals over to your business. Our business directory helps individuals find the resources they need from our listings. Last, we collect all the information required to showcase your business to make potential patients comfortable.

Yes – we collect the business details so we can do our fact-checking on the provider. That way, we can ensure they are fully licensed and in good standing.

Yes – we do so because we want to ensure that when your business is published, it displays all the appropriate information to help the users decide which provider to pursue. However, you can fill out the info halfway through and return to it before publishing the listing.

Once we have reviewed your business listing and everything looks great, it usually takes two business days to publish it fully.

Yes – you can cancel your subscription any time before the next payment cycle.

Great question! LGBTQ and ALL is an inclusive community for all folks coping with mental health struggles. Our extensive mental health directory does focus on the LGBTQ+ community; however, it is essential to note that it does help everyone from all walks of life.

Any business that has been fact-checked will indicate “Badge Verified,” so make sure to look out for that logo. Typically, Badge Verified companies would be at the top of the listings and entail more in-depth information on the business itself.

Paid business listings that indicate “Badge Verified” will typically indicate “Supports Insurance” along with the insurance companies with which they are affiliated.

We understand situations sometimes occur after a business has been published on the LGBTQ and ALL website. Although we do our best to review providers frequently, there might be times when situations occur, and the provider will no longer be in good standing. Should this happen, we will remove all content related to the provider from our website.

Although we cannot help you directly, we are happy to connect you with the right healthcare provider in your area. Feel free to fill out the form: Professional Help. We do not collect any further personal information on the form submission. Due to privacy reasons, once requests have been received and we can connect the patient with the right healthcare provider, we will provide the health provider with details from your submission form. Once you have been connected with the healthcare provider, they might request additional information based on licensing guidelines.

LGBTQ and ALL ambassadors are essential to our site; these leaders may share their experiences, struggles, and coping methods. For example, an ambassador or ally can share their experiences from a mental health perspective, lifestyle influencer, or plastic surgeon for trans and non-binary folks. Such videos intend to encourage a safe space for all.

If you would like to share your experiences and belong to our Ambassadors community, please fill out this form to be published: Become an Ambassador.

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