Empowering Phrases for LGBTQ+ Youth

Empowering Phrases for LGBTQ+ Youth

Here are some phrases that can help create a supportive and affirming environment for LGBTQ+ youth

  1. Identity
    • “I support you for who you are.”
    • “You are loved and accepted just as you are.”
    • “I’m here to listen and support you.”
  2. Feelings
    • “It’s okay to feel the way you do.”
    • “Your feelings are valid and important.”
    • “You have every right to feel proud of who you are.”
    • “I understand that it can be tough, but you’re not alone.”
  3. Empowerment
    • “You have the strength to overcome any challenges you face.”
    • “You are capable of achieving your dreams.”
    • “Your voice matters, and I encourage you to speak up.”
    • “You are a valuable member of our community.”
  4. Creating Safe Spaces
    • “This is a safe and inclusive environment where everyone is respected.”
    • “Your confidentiality and privacy are always respected here.”
    • “You can trust that you’re safe and supported in this space.”
    • “We celebrate diversity and welcome everyone with open arms.”
  5. Offering Help and Resources
    • “If you ever need someone to talk to, I’m here for you.”
    • “Here are some resources that may be helpful for you.”
    • “Let me know if there’s anything specific you need help with.”
  6. Resilience
    • “You’ve already overcome so much; I know you’ll continue to thrive.”
    • “Your strength in being true to yourself is inspiring.”
    • “Remember, you are not defined by the challenges you face.”

More to explore

CAMP: Creative Minds and Positive Spirits

Use the arts to embed social and emotional learning into your camp day. Strengths Collage: Campers create a collage highlighting their personal strengths and achievements,

Creating Inclusive Spaces for LGBTQ+ People

Tips for Creating Inclusive Spaces for LGBTQ+ People Educate Yourself LGBTQ Milestones: Understand both current and historical milestones in LGBTQ history. Local Context: Learn about