TEN81 Tips: Making a difference as LGBTQ youth

“We are the youth. We can make coolness for our future. It’s up to us.” – Lily Allen As we mark Youth Day this June, we focus on the endless possibilities that youth brings. Here are some ways LGBTQ youth can have an impact: • Be informed: Read and empower yourself...

TEN81 Tips: Homophobia & Transphobia

“The only thing wrong with being gay is how some people treat you when they find out.” – Robin Reardon May is the international month against homophobia & transphobia. Here are tips on dealing with these kinds of incidents: • Know your rights and the law. • Seek...

TEN81 Tips: Toxic relationships

“Toxic relationships are like a good pasta that’s been overcooked.” – Asa Don Brown Here are some tips from OUT’s TEN81 Centre on signs that your relationship may be toxic and unhealthy. • Excessive jealousy and the blame game • Constant criticism of and...

TEN81 Tips: Opening yourself up to love

“You do not find love. It finds you.” – Suzy Kassem February is the month of romance. Here are some tips from OUT’s TEN81 Centre on how to open yourself up to love: • Be who you are. Don’t try to change to satisfy others • Be the best version of yourself. Then...

OUT Tips: Knowing Your Status

“Everyone has a status; do you know yours?” – The Stigma Project As the 1st of December was World Aids Day, here are some great reasons to get tested for HIV and know your status, from OUT. • Knowing your status gives you power; letting you make good decisions about...

OUT Tips: Being Yourself

“You’re lucky enough to be different, never change.” – Taylor Swift BEING YOURSELF is not alway easy. Here are some helpful tips from OUT: • Begin to believe in YOU and be proud of who you are. Don’t try to be someone else. • Accept all of you, the good and the bad....