Just do something so that you are forced to meet more people than the ones you already know. But he was bullied as though he was. There is no definitive figure for the prevalence of homosexuality but a common estimation is 10 per cent of the population. Parents also need to realise not all the behaviour of gay teenagers is attributable to their sexual orientation; they are just behaving as all teenagers do. Helping gay teens to be themselves Tue, Jul 21, That is really the main issue. Anyone, in fact, who doesn't fit rigidly defined gender stereotypes.
I just want to know how I can change this about myself so I don't end up alone forever.
It is clear that parents of LGBT teenagers now have a much bigger role to play in supporting them than they did when people were waiting until their 20s or 30s before coming out. More in Sponsored MyLife: I believe prejudice is taught behaviour.
No, it is not a disease, defect, or mental disorder.