Growing up with an older brother has been one of the most impactful parts of my life. Having someone to look up to and someone to talk to when things are tough has helped me grow up and become the man I am today. When I found out that my brother was gay, I […]
I knew I was always different since the 1st grade. At first I had the butterfly feelings around certain guys. I thought something was wrong with me, but I decided not to tell my parents.
Around 4th grade is when I first heard the term ‘gay.’ Someone told me it meant someone who liked the same gender as them and that is when I realized that I am gay. But everyone else hated on this guy who they thought was gay so I stayed in the closet. I came out as bisexual later in 7th grade because I thought people would accept me even if a part pf me “liked” girls. But I felt like I was lying to myself so I came out as gay to my closest friends. But my
I came out as bisexual later in 7th grade because I thought people would accept me even if a part of me “liked” girls. But I felt like I was lying to myself, so I came out as gay to my closest friends. My friends told me they knew anyway, since I matched all the stereotypes. We had a laugh at that.
To this day I am still not out to my parents.
Oh and the most important person who really needs to accept you is you. It took me 6 years to comprehend and accept who I am. Take your time and remember that you’re not alone.