Stories

Looking Inward To Come Out

As an Afro-Caribbean transplant to the US/Brooklyn at 5 years old, not only did I sound different, I was different. It turns out I was totally feminine and unaware of it. But that changed the very first day of school when the teacher screamed at me, “Can’t you read?! That’s the boy’s bathroom! You go… Read more »

Posted by Connie Fleming

child to adulthood

THIS IS LONG AND EVERYTHING I AM SAYING COMES FROM DEEP DOWN IN MY HEART AND IS WITH SO MUCH LOVE. BTW, WHEN TALKING ABOUT SEXUALITIES I USE STRAIGHT, GAY, AND BI. HOWEVER THERE ARE SO SO SO MANY MORE TYPES OF SEXUALITY THESE ARE MERELY EXAMPLES. XOXO MY STORY I was asked by one… Read more »

Posted by Lewis Freese
Coming Out

I Know Me, But The World Doesn’t

Hey, I’m George. I’m currently at boarding school in the UK. My parents are both happily married, and as a family, we’ve moved around a bit. I’ve never stayed at a school for more than a few years, and I never have enough time to make life-long friends even until now. I made a deal… Read more »

Posted by Anonymous

My Coming Out Story & Video

5 years ago, I decided to come out to my family and friends. I thought it would be easy because my mom and I have had a really strong connection to each other. But it wasnt that easy. For more listen to my queer podcast.

Posted by Jen

Coming Out To Your Friend!

Rebecca and I were friends for many years. As time went on, we had gotten closer and closer and something seemed to be off. Why hadn’t we ever dated? Was there a romance in our future? Well, it turned out I had some soul searching to do on my own before I could fully accept… Read more »

Posted by Michael Osborne

Loud and Proud

I’ve always been an entertainer. As soon as I could walk, I was putting on shows in the living room for anyone who would watch. My family was always supportive but my classmates were far from it. I was relentlessly made fun of and bullied for being loud and funny, because in their eyes, I… Read more »

Posted by Daniel Lynn Evans
Coming Out

A Weight Off My Chest

I don’t really know how to begin my story. So let’s just jump right in… I started pondering over my sexuality while still in the seventh grade. An incident occurred between me and close friend, where she revealed to me that she was in love with someone in our very small friend group. We were… Read more »

Posted by Emily
Coming Out

Finally coming out

My name is Ruth Smith, and this story takes place when I was twelve. So, I was (and still am °_^) bisexual, but I had only come out to my family and one friend indirectly. There was this girl who I had a huge crush on, and I still do, we’ll call her “A”. I… Read more »

Posted by Ruth
Coming Out

Coming To Terms With Coming Out

I always knew something was different about me. Growing up I never understood what girls meant when they talked about crushes on guys. I pretended to have a few, just so they wouldn’t think I was a freak. I even dated a few guys, trying to find that spark that all my friends seemed to… Read more »

Posted by Stormy

My Second Coming Out

The short version is that I came out at 11. Now I’m almost 70 and I’m coming out as straight. Sixty years of gaytude. Had a ball, in fact several! Been a monk, a husband, a gay, and with a straight man, and now, I’m running out of gay me. This is going to be… Read more »

Posted by Nando