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Coming Out As You Guide ~ Need a little guidance coming out? Not even sure what you're coming out as, or how to talk with your family and friends about it? The folks at The Trevor Project created a 3-step program you can do at home for free. And if you decide not to come out, that’s ok too.
Recovering from Religion ~ One of the largest resource sites for both religious folks who still value their faith and non-religious folks seeking secular help. See their vast list of mental health and crisis information, find a local support group, or call 1-844-368-2848 to talk with someone from their peer support hotline.
National LGBTQ Task Force ~ If you still find comfort in faith, there are a ton of religious communities welcoming to LGBTQ members, from Mormon to Muslim. See their list of Christian denominations here and other faiths here.
Journey Free ~ Dr. Marlene Winell is the therapist who coined the term Religious Trauma Syndrome. She offers sessions over Skype or from her office in Oakland, CA. Dr. Winell also leads an online support group and holds weekend retreats for those looking to reclaim their lives after toxic faith.
Break Free Together ~ Dinner parties for people healing from sexual shame? We're down. Linda Kay Klein, author of Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Women and How I Broke Free, founded this organization bringing together people from various religious backgrounds for story exchange over the dinner table. Break free from shame!
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• LGBTQ - Members of the LGBTQ community can be especially vulnerable to abuse and violence. Whether you need a safe place to stay or someone to talk to, find support here.
• Faith-Friendly Resources - If you still find comfort in faith, the organizations listed here will be sensitive to your beliefs while offering support for your doubts.
• Cults - You may never have thought you were part of a cult. If you're starting to wonder if your group is unhealthy, learn how to tell a healthy group from a destructive one, and find other resources such as tips for leaving or a therapist who can help you process and rebuild.