Chapter 2: How discrimination and oppression can impact grief

Unrecognized and unsupported grief

The educator says
Mono Brown, End-of-Life doula, speaks about the ways 2SLGBTQ+ grief can be unrecognized and unacknowledged.(3:22)Video transcript

Often, when I am out in the world, it feels like I am the only one who is like me.

As a 2SLGBTQ+ person, there may be many times when your grief feels unrecognized or discounted. You may experience losses that are very common, but you do not receive the acknowledgement or support that a heterosexual person would. You may also experience losses that are less common or that are viewed as less significant or important. Click here for some examples of these losses.

Helpful resources
Chapter 4 - Grief in trans communities, Non-death losses (of this module).