Stories

Gay and Lonely in a Small Town

I am a gay teen living in a town of eight thousand people, almost all of which are white, catholic, and conservative. The first time I began to realize that there was something different about me, that I could actually put my finger on, was when I was hanging out with my older sister and… Read more »

Posted by Tanner

Nathen’s Story

Hi there and thanks for taking a little time to read my story. Seeing as this is Pride month, I decided to take some time and voice my story, for no other reason than to feel pride. And perhaps it may help others realise that it’s OKAY to be GAY. 🏳️‍🌈 I’m 30.. well actually… Read more »

Posted by Nathen Scott

The Missing Puzzle Piece

It all started when school ended. During the school year, I had a crush on, well a boy. I feel like I really did like him, but as I talked to him more I realized I just wanted to be friends. Later, while talking to one of my friends, for some reason I told him… Read more »

Posted by Kayleigh

Mixed up on the Inside

Like many, I knew from a young age that I was ‘different’. I wasn’t fully able to put a finger on what I was feeling: it was like my insides were mixed up and I was being crushed with tremendous weights. I got used to this feeling until one day in fourth grade my friend… Read more »

Posted by Mauricio Bentley

Friends aka Family

Once upon a time jk… haha… Well it was 4 years ago (2014). I was out with my friends at the mall celebrating Miley’s Birthday. Back then I knew I was bisexual, so yeah back to the story… Well we were all sitting around the table talking to each other and all of a sudden… Read more »

Posted by Jei

Questioning and Denial

All my life, my mom and dad told me that they accept the gay community. In late February 2018, I told my parents I might be gay. They said that they loved me and that they don’t care. They said I should see a therapist because they thought it was a good idea before I… Read more »

Posted by Jack Madden

Meeting Young Lesbians May Actually Make You a Lesbian

I already shared my story here, but now that I read it again I’m not happy with that anymore. There is so much more to say and so much changed in the last few weeks. So take a snack and a drink and I’ll take you through my long time of coming out. When I… Read more »

Posted by Alex
Coming Out

Giant Homo

I had been with my girlfriend for a little over 2 months. The day I told my mum I had been thinking about how I didn’t want my girlfriend to be a secret any longer. So, when My Mum came into my room to say goodnight, I hesitated to say it back. She immediately noticed… Read more »

Posted by Sabrina
Coming Out

To The World

They told me that they would love me for who I am, they promised. And, my friends did keep that promise. I told them that I’m transgender and pansexual. They didn’t care, they still loved me.

Posted by Aidan
Coming Out

I Always Knew

I never questioned my sexuality. For me, questioning my sexuality was confirming it. When I was younger, I would have dreams and fantasies about guys that I liked, and I wasn’t ashamed of it until I started being taught that homosexuality was a sin. I would click on Youtube videos and I liked to see… Read more »

Posted by Anonymous