Jennifer Perkins MFT Counselling And Psychotherapy

Providing Experienced, Quality & Compassionate Therapy

Exploring LGBTQI Identity, Culture & Visibility


Tell Your Story

We shed light on aggressions and micro aggressions made by well intentioned healthcare workers, counsellors and therapists. We use real life stories from the LGBTQI community to teach providers how to create space and work more effectively with the LGBTQI community.

You can use the form below to tell us your story or experience with healthcare, counselling or mental health. Be anonymous or use your name. Whatever you are comfortable with.

Hi. My name or nic-name or fake-name is: (Last name optional)
Permission to Post on Instagram *
Permission to post on instagram
As an LGBTQI identified person, what's your biggest fear about talking to healthcare providers or a counsellor or therapist? OR what is your horror story of working with somebody who didn't understand how to work with you
Any other LGBTQI aggressions or microaggressions you want to share? (i.e. My siblings won't allow their kids to come to our house because we're gay.) (or, the always relevant bathroom story......)
List your country. List your city if you are comfortable doing this
Gender Identity
GENDER IDENTITY (check what that applies): I am:
OTHER Gender Identification
Preferred Pronoun(s)
Gender Expression
What is your gender expression; what part masculine, what part feminine? Check all that apply. Or only one. Your expression/ Your choice.
OTHER Gender Expression
Sexual Orientation (sexual identity)
What is your sexual orientation; How do you describe who you are attracted to? Check all that apply. Or only one.
Sexual Identity OTHER (if you want to use your own words, which are probably better than the choices above)
Who are you sexually attracted too? Use the list above and type in sexual orientation of those you date and love.
I plan on emailing my picture to as soon as I hit SEND on this survey
A sentence or two about who you are/ what your do/ or what makes you unique (i.e. I work as a _____ and nobody know's I"m gay)


Connect it to this story by using the same name or email address.

Choose a picture that demonstrates your gender and sexual identity. You may choose to not show your face. Sadly, you can not choose a group picture because you don't have permission from all the group members to post on a stranger's instagram :(