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Categories: Family, Homeless

I’m 17 and have been told to move out by my parents. I have zero income and need help to know what steps I need to take to get income and a house to live in.
Hi. I am so sorry you are having to go through this. It is really difficult to have to worry [...]

Categories: Dating

I have a love problem and it’s awkward. Can you help me? We met a long time ago and I was in love. He knows I liked him too. I kissed him once too. It’s been a few years and we met again. What do I do? I haven’t talked to him and I’ve been [...]

Categories: Coming Out

I’m bisexual. I’m almost positive but I have never been with a girl (I’m a girl) and a lot of people think that means I’m not bi or that I don’t actually know. I’m not sure what to do. Am I actually bi? And if I am, how do I show people that I actually [...]

Categories: Health

Dear Allie, My friend is going through serious depression and I’m trying to help her by talking to her and writing her problems and emotions in a notebook, then looking them up. She says I’m helping but our other friend doesn’t think so and says I can’t help, and the only person that [...]

Categories: Uncategorized

Do you know anywhere/way to rent a tux for prom without harassment in the woodlands texas?
Hi! Happy prom season!
I was given a lead to call Al’s Formal Wear in the Woodlands Mall and when I did I was told that they would be happy to help you find a tux. While I cannot make [...]

Categories: Homeless

I’m homeless and tried 211 and there was no one available to help. Can you help me find a place to live or some kind of assistance that offers vouchers for motel stay?
I am sorry you are going through this right now. I hope that you will be able to find a safe place to [...]

Categories: Body issues

I feel ugly because I don’t have straight hair. How do I look like the other girls in school?
Well, first, full disclosure: I don’t have straight hair either. And I love having texture in my hair because it balances out my face! So, I may not be the best person to ask but I will [...]

Categories: Transgender

Hi, I’m 14 years old and I’m wanting to start my transition from Female to Male. I wanted to start testosterone, but I would like to know a lot of what it would do. I know it makes my voice deeper and makes me grow more hair. Is there anything else I should know [...]

Categories: Dating

My boyfriend and I are very shy and we barely talk or do anything. How do we start a conversation without it being so awkward?
Well, that does sound awkward! How did you two start dating to begin with if you two are so shy?
It may be easiest for you two to start talking online-through [...]

Categories: Homeless

I need to find work for a place to stay.
Hello. I am not sure how to help you because I do not have enough information.
My best suggestion is for you to engage both the United Way and Goodwill Industries in your city to help you find social service agencies in your area that can [...]

Categories: Dating

Hey Allie, I doubt you remember me but you were really helpful last year when you answered a few of my questions about my straight friend flirting with me. I’m now in college and have come out to my close friend group and am planning on telling my parents soon, despite how it may affect [...]

Categories: Transgender

I’m a MTF woman I want to know how to live stealth in the future. Is there trans* friendly country that I can live? I also plan to be a famous writer but how can I hide my history?
Thanks for writing in!
At first I was not sure how to answer all of your questions [...]