James Whiteside talks about his experience growing up and coming out, including the time his mom tried to set him up on a date with Beyoncé.
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
On the 8th of June 2014, I was involved in a homophobic hate crime whilst on a night out in Vauxhall in which a man threw concentrated ammonia in my face, subsequently blinding me for months. I wasn’t out as gay at the time and whilst the attack was thankfully widely reported across the media,… Read more »Posted by Benn Moore
I grew up in a small place. My hometown was less than 10,000 people total, my high school graduating class was less than 100 total. And me? I was an odd kid. I was super slow to grow up, playing with my action figures until I was much too old, loving to dress up as… Read more »Posted by Thomas Burkett