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I Am a Gay Man

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    The Black Gay Way

    I'm a black gay male in my mid 20's living in New York City. I came out at the age of 21. The life I must admit was very tempting and alluring. Half naked men, drugs, clubs, parties, sex, etc. I always knew I liked dudes but like most men I was afraid. The rough closed minded...
    SupHomeboi SupHomeboi 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    hey guys im 18 from the us looking

    for friends or a boyfriend message if you like.
    shuffl322 shuffl322 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    Ok. I am glad that I could find somewhere to

    talk. Actually no one could tell I'm gay. I look as straight as a straight line. But i have a very complicated story and I would like to share it anonymously on here. I was born in a very conservative Asian family. My parents are both great persons and they are very open...
    MartialArtsGuy MartialArtsGuy 26-30, M 8 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I Am Gay and I Am Human

    I am a gay 42 y/o man. I am not proud to be gay or ashamed of it either. To me saying one is proud to be gay is like saying I am proud to have blue eyes. Being gay is only one trait I have inherited and there is more to me than my sexuality. My peeve is when people find out I...
    waterloo waterloo 41-45, M 18 Responses Mar 11, 2008

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    Check out my gay blog at www.

    subrosa6.tumblr.com
    subrosa6 subrosa6 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I have been posting about me

    and my ex, the way he had been treating me, he has gotten better. Finally!!! But now he trying to date my BFF heather. A little jealous I guess but nothing I can't control.
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Still Just Me

    Having finally accepted that I am gay and am truly only attracted to other men it hasn't changed a damn thing about me except who I am with. Society has labeled gay men as a specific way that makes people think we're less of a man than one who is straight and have to act a...
    Dex4real Dex4real 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    My bf is 21 and confused I remember

    that age. He told me tonight he still wanted to date girls too. I'm not sure how that's going to work out. I told him that was fine but we agree not be with other guys. Seems one sided but I'm so in love with him I don't even want to date other guys. I'm trying to understand...
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M 2 Responses May 19

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    Love doesn't have gender

    nor boundaries. 👬
    PozlifeD PozlifeD 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2014

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    I denied being gay in my 20s

    because I grew up during not only the AIDS paranoia and hearing stories about what happened to Matthew Shepard. But around 2009 I ended up coming out to a gay cousin. In 2011 my best friend found out and told me he was okay with it and asked me when I was going to come out to...
    KJ1215 KJ1215 41-45, M 6 Responses Jun 9

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    2013

    It has been a long time since the last time a shared a “story”, Yet, so many things have happened in my life (mostly good), that I have decided to once more sit down and share. Truly 2012 was a blessed year for me. I had my social “coming-out” as a gay man…and to be...
    Ralphsnt69 Ralphsnt69 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    I remember when I first realized I was gay.

    I was a freshmen in high school and I was in the locker room. Puberty is an amazing thing. It really is.
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 6

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    Scott1954 Scott1954 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Looking back, I guess I always liked Guys.

    I remember wanting to be Best Friends with the most Beautiful Boys in class. I went to an All Boys Boarding School 4 years instead of High School, so started playing Sports & Showering with all Boys. What a Revelation! Opportunity to play naked never came til college & I dated...
    BostonArtist69 BostonArtist69 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    Nature Or Nurture? Don't Know, Don't Care!

    I don't know if I was born this way or if it happened after I was born. And you know what? I don't care. Really. I know that I'm gay, and I know that i'm not gonna change, but I don't know if it's biological or psychological. And that's ok with me. Frankly, the science I've...
    timotito timotito 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 29, 2007

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    I'm proud to be Gay and I can't help

    who I love. Some many people talk about Gay men more than crime rates.
    PozlifeD PozlifeD 18-21, M Oct 11, 2014

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    Can i ask for your advices on how you have

    accepted yourselves as gays. I'm gay but because of the stigma and church beliefs, i'm having a hard time accepting myself... Any help from you guys how to handle my situation. Thanks alot.
    andey14 andey14 31-35, M 10 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    I'm so in love with my bf,

    I hope he feels the same about me. He never txt me back. I can send I love u but nothing never comes back. I feel he loves me. But so confused sometimes. The high light of my day is when he calls. He is so different, I think it's just his way but I really don't know. I try not...
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M 2 Responses May 11

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    I am 39 and my bf is 21.

    I normally don't date that young but he was different. Last few days he has been short with me and seem I'll. we use to talk for hrs at night. Now he seems I don't l don't know really. I know he's not cheating but he in the closet. I wonder if he freaking out his parents might...
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M 2 Responses May 10

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    I'm 19 and looking for new people to text

    and talk to daily. Doesn't matter who you are, text me anytime, (239)-443-8938
    Milesdavisrocks17 Milesdavisrocks17 22-25, M Jun 17

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    LostBoy9236 LostBoy9236 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    musicalgreekgod musicalgreekgod 16-17, M May 19

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    jimmyward909 jimmyward909 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    Parents

    I had a long distance relationship with a guy I met online and my mom found out when she came out of the room she was so mad, I knew something was wrong, she told me "I can't believe you are a pervert, I won’t let that happen, Don't tell anyone or I’d be so embarrassed. What...
    josean03 josean03 18-21, M 13 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    Nice Gay Poem

    My father asked if I am gay. I said, Does it matter? He said, No not really. I said, Yes. He said, Get out of my house. I guess it mattered. ... My friend asked if I am gay. I said, Does it matter? He said, No not really. I said, Yes. He said, Don't call me your friend. I...
    LoveisKillingMe LoveisKillingMe 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 1, 2011

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    You Are Who You Are

    I have noticed that there seems to be a lot of closeted people on here and I wanted to say something that may change the way you think or it may not; but I think you should read this and realise that if it’s who you are then be proud of that fact. There are so many people out...
    DreamsCanComeTrueJustBelieve DreamsCanComeTrueJustBelieve 31-35, M 7 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    Laying here on the coach watching American Idol.

    I wish my bf was beside me, but he's home. Waiting on his call. I'm bored.
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M May 13

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    I regret that I didn't accept my same-sex

    attraction earlier in life.
    jacobnc jacobnc 41-45, M 8 Responses Feb 22

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    aeronwalt aeronwalt 22-25, M 1 Response May 4

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    if there anyone out there

    that would like 2 get 2 know me im a caring man and have got lots of love 2 give i want 2 find a nice man settle down and enjoy life im from England yorkshire so if ur from that way pleas get intouch im waiting but no time wasters im 54year but i dont think age matters has long...
    12monty 12monty 51-55, M May 12

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    Me and my bf became my ex

    but we remains friends. But he talks so harsh to me. I have given him chances to not to be friends but he keeps saying he wants to. I've about had it with his attitude.
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 14

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    iminky iminky 13-15, M May 12

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    I love my bf, he definitely like no one I ever

    met. I just want to be there for him. He has such a kind heart. He makes me laugh his ways most people wouldn't understand but I know the real person. I love u Chris.
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M 4 Responses May 12

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    Another night laying on the couch,

    getting over my ex has gotten easier. But, still some nights r harder than others. We manage to stay friends, but still in love with him. There is another guy that really likes me but I can't seem to be comfortable with him. I can't get Chris out of my mind.
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M Jun 19

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    I came out as bisexual in my sophomore year of

    high school, but as junior year was approaching, I was starting to realize that I was truly a homosexual teenager. After I came out of the closet, my friends, family members, teachers, etc. had accepted me. I am now living a good life and feeling proud of being part of the LGBT...
    KoalaClawsKill KoalaClawsKill 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    Found a great guy fell on love now,

    I just don't know no one cheated or lied it just happened
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    gingerbear81 gingerbear81 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 24, 2014

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    Proud to say "I do" to a male.

    I am a "Gay" man engaged and awaiting for Illinois laws to approve of what I consider natural born civil right. I am glad to say that one day our children will ask. "Why where gays hatted?" Then I can reply "because love wasn't excepted back when I was younger that's why today I...
    RY0RY RY0RY 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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    So a guy at work said "you should be ashamed to

    be gay"... After a small altercation where he jumped me first, a decent knowledge of anatomy and pressure points on my part, I got an apology out if him (quite a loud one too, actually). Teenage hot head takes on someone in their 30's - a betting man would think the kid would...
    EthanHuntIMF33 EthanHuntIMF33 31-35, M 10 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    I love my bf he gets out the truck to walk thru

    drive thru at McD's than he stands there for 5 min expecting to place an order. Than walks in and says I have been standing in drive thru for 5 min nobody would take my order.
    caspercolen caspercolen 36-40, M May 13

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    deleted deleted 26-30 May 11

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    Why is it that most guys

    that I like just want to have sex I promised to myself that i plan to be a virgin until the right I find the right one why can't other people respect that is a relationship only about sex. Where is the love where is the fun in that. Well keeping hope strong and hopefully someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    I am a gay man who likes to help young gays

    live a happier adolescence. In the last year I helped some boys, aged 16 - 19, to come out with their parents and friends, declare their love to their school friend, overcome some traumas they had in the past (mainly caused by adults who treated them not caring for their...
    AlexPaterson AlexPaterson 36-40, M 4 Responses May 7

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    I had sex with a 16 year old teen guy

    and it was the best sex everything
    alaskandale alaskandale 36-40, M 2 Responses May 30

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    I'M A Gay Man That Hates Being Stereotyped

    I am, by definition, a gay man but so much is assumed with using that word to describe me as a person. I hate the stereotypical effeminate gay man, I hate that gay culture is foolishly so self absorbed and narcissistic that they can't see how absurd they look in comparison to...
    Yoshyohnson Yoshyohnson 22-25, M 12 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    any guys want a spanking

    or try age regression
    learning109 learning109 18-21, M 1 Response