I’ve always known I was different. But it took 11 years to complete love being different!
During my senior year of high school, I asked myself, “How can I be a role model for my peers if I can’t even accept myself?” In a speech to around 100 classmates, friends, teachers, and first-year students, I shared with them one of my fears – coming out as not heterosexual – and began… Read more »Posted by Benedict Joson
It all started at a theater house party (of course it did). As a freshmen at Syracuse University I experienced, for the first time, independence and it was awesome. I went to sleep when I wanted, I ate when I wanted and I partied when I wanted. However, as a freshmen I had more time… Read more »Posted by John Sumpter
When I was 10 I knew I was different, but I didn’t know what that meant. Some of the neighborhood boys would call me a faggot, but I didn’t even understand words like gay, straight, bisexual, transgender, or queer. I didn’t even know they existed. My Aunt Nora is an amazing woman and when she… Read more »Posted by Ricardo Sebastian
I came out in college, when I went to a Catholic school where the idea of a guy kissing another guy was seen as a big joke. (I felt more like, That looks like fun!)Posted by Mike Hofman