Watch the rest of this video series on LGBTQ + & mental health (featuring Dr. Ramani) HERE:

“It’s easy to forget the long struggle and the walk it took to get here…people don’t ruminate every single day about their coming out experience, it would be too much… but when something like this happens, it triggers and activates those stories.” – Dr. Ramani Durvasula

There are still widespread misconceptions surrounding the LGBTQ community across the United States. Here’s what you need to know about the misconceptions of LGBTQ + and how to respond to those misconceptions.

Clinical psychologist @DoctorRamani & MedCircle host Kyle Kittleson also discuss…

– Kyle’s personal anecdote of experiencing the misconceptions of LGBTQ
– What it felt like for Kyle to lose someone important in his life after he came out
– Why discrimination stemming from these misconceptions can trigger a mental health response and bring up other mental health struggles
– How someone in the LGBT community can cope with any mental health fallout that may result from unpleasant discriminatory experiences
– Why stigma skews the view of underprivileged groups and how to reduce that stigma by correctly understanding their realities

And more.

Thanks for watching our YouTube video! Check out more mental health interviews with Dr. Ramani HERE: