Stories

Coming out as Transgender

January 2018 – 5 months before my 17th birthday. There was something different about me. I just thought at first “I need to lose weight” but I kept getting more and more depressed about my body. I came out in January 2018. A year goes by… I still feel the same 4 months before my… Read more »

Posted by Ayden
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

A Cinderella Story

My story is not one of all flowers and butterflies, at least not completely. It was late 2011, and I had moved home after college. I had been exploring my gender for the past few years crossdressing and trying to grow out my hair (and time after time being pressured by SOMEONE to have it… Read more »

Posted by Christa Down
Coming Out

The Day of Me

My story goes like this: I was in 1st grade, and I had just met my best friend. She touched my arm, and then I knew, I knew that I liked girls. Many years passed and was now in 7th grade. I started to feel different than other kids. Photos of me when I was younger… Read more »

Posted by Jax Stoller

Learning to Love All Of Me

I woke up Monday morning in August and my first thought was “I should just die to kill my pain”. A year before I had been diagnosed with manic depression and the lingering darkness within me was mainly fueled by the secret I was hiding, I am transgender. Looking in the mirror caused me physical… Read more »

Posted by Asher Keating

Coming Out as Straight

My last coming out has been the hardest for sure; coming out as a straight man sucks. The whole world sees me as a lesbian and always has. This is probably why coming out as queer was super easy. I’ve always looked like a dyke, but never felt like a dyke. Maybe that’s why I… Read more »

Posted by Cecilio

Fast Forward: I’m Gay

I was raised Filipino and very Catholic. In college, I figured out that I was queer and everything changed. This is the story of how I came out to my parents.   AC’s story is part of a collection of stories celebrating Filipino American History Month. To see more, just search for “Filipino American.”

Posted by AC Dumlao

What’s Different About Me?

Hi, I’m bisexual & thus starts my story. Me and my friends (well mainly my friends), we joked for a while about our sexualities. It was fun, but we all knew we were confused. There were foud of us and one of us was determined to stay straight. Unlike many others, I didn’t always know… Read more »

Posted by LilLondonShyGirl

My Transition Journey so Far

At the age of 5 I felt like I was trapped in the wrong gender because I felt like my mind was completely male but the most uncomfortable thing is in the inside of my body because something wasn’t completely right at the time. It felt really uncomfortable and it effected my self-confidence around people,… Read more »

Posted by Zach Brookes

An Untold Story – From Negligence to Revelation

“Failing to cope with the dysphoria I face, my only refuge is pretending to be a eunuch instead of a woman that I appear to the world; another painful attempt to stifle my voice from declaring my true identity to the world – to die once more, to lose myself once again.” Being a transgender… Read more »

Posted by Sumair Khan