RFSL Kontakta oss Kontakta oss SV

LGBTQ Facts

What is that LGBTQ that everybody is talking about? LGBTQ is an umbrella term for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. The L, G, and B refer to sexual orientation, who a person feels romantically and/or sexually attracted to. The T refers to gender identity and expression. Q refers to queer in relation to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or relationships and sexual practice, but it also represents a critical view of existing norms. The first time that the acronym, LGBT (hbt), was used in print in Sweden was in 2000 in RFSL’s member magazine, KomUt – the purpose was to broaden terms such as gay and homosexual. Asexual A person who may not experience sexual attraction or sexual lust or, during a period of their life, does…

Testing Reminder

Many go to their dentist regularly. You receive a notice and it helps you keep tabs on your dental health. Unfortunately many don't check their sexual health as regularly. We know we should, but sometimes it gets a bit too far between testing sessions. RFSL and Sexperterna can now offer free reminders by text message!

Testpoint

Testpoint is for you who are a man who have sex with men, for you who are a trans person…

Sexperterna

Sexperterna work for an improved sexual health on the Internet, at bars and in parks. You might have seen our happy communicators on Stockholm's club scene…

Counsellor

RFSL Örebro works to improve LGBTQ people's physical and mental health. We offer advice, crisis- and support counselling.

Other Support

Health is about feeling good mentally and physically. It's also about functioning well socially, in the working life/school or among friends and family, regardless of gender…