Dan, also known as Milk from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6, talks about coming out when his boyfriend wanted to buy him a new phone and he had to tell his mom.
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
My journey to love and accept myself was a long one. I was always different. I was an immigrant, an ESL student, poor, talked differently, short, round, didn’t have a traditional family structure and was not completely what society assumes as “masculine.” I hated it. I just wanted to fit in. Given my parents were… Read more »Posted by Manas
Everyone says that starting college is a chance to “reinvent” oneself. I saw it as the opportunity to express my TRUE self and live the life I had been hiding from – the life of a gay man who didn’t feel he had to lie; to be unafraid of judgment from those around him. This… Read more »Posted by Cameron Horner
Growing up as the youngest cousin in a large Italian family was hard enough by itself; it didn’t help that by the time I was 10 years old, the argument over homosexuality had already torn my family apart. I had two gay uncles and my sister had just come out as homosexual as well. My… Read more »Posted by Steve Stull