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I Am Gay

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    18 Long Years

    I'm an eighteen year old gay boy who came out in April of 2012. My story is long because I have known that I was gay almost all my life but I will stick to the main points. My first experience was in second grade with another boy. I was confused for a long time until around fifth...
    deleted deleted 26-30 34 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    I believe I've gotten to the point

    where a rainbow is straighter than me.
    AverageWeirdo AverageWeirdo 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I'M Tanner And Yes, This Is A First (Gay) Kiss Story ;)

    The first time that I kissed him, I was at my best friend's family reunion. We were 13. He took me around to meet (literally) his entire family. After that, the crowd and the heat overwhelmed us both, so we snuck from the big field to the lake on the other side. It was so cool...
    secretTanner secretTanner 22-25, M 10 Responses Apr 7, 2013

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    Here is my coming out story.

    Let's start from the beginning, I've known that I'm gay for a while now and thinking back on my childhood I was always in to more girly things like bratz and things like that instead of the boy toys that my big brother played with. At first I didn't want to believe that I was...
    BazBird BazBird 18-21, M 11 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    Gay Is So Hot Right Now

    So, maybe it's just me, but sometimes I really feel a lot of tension with the hetero world, mainly for one reason.  Whether they love us or hate us, straight people see gay people as cool, sort of like the latest accessory that every woman should have and every man who's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 28 Responses Oct 11, 2006

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    Hey. Gay brothers , straight brothers.

    .. You seem to think that bisexual sexual orientation is any of your business. If they say "I'm a bisexual," then who are you to deny them their own identity? If they tell you, then they trust you. You shouldn't dash their trust on the rocks by totally disregarding their identity...
    Iamaboytoo Iamaboytoo 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 4, 2015

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    This is gonna offend some people* but Dear gay

    teens between 13-17 All you do is ask for love and wanting a boyfriend which is understandable cause your young I get it. But none of you know what the **** love is! Not even most adults do! So to ask constantly or basically making advertisements for someone to "love" you...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 8 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    Finn's Promise

    ***WARNING: This story is full of great detail so sorry if it's long!****** Following our first kiss that summer, I begin to fall deeper and deeper in love with him. I began to want to tell him how I felt. That same year, he acquired a girlfriend. Her name was Sarah. I hated...
    secretTanner secretTanner 22-25, M 12 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    Can't Come Out

    But not for the typical reasons, not because I am afraid, or because I am in denial. I can't come out because I hate the stereotype that comes with being gay and I hate that a large number of us fit it. When I see an overly feminine gay man I cringe. I guess I don't want to ...
    sensesfail sensesfail 22-25, M 54 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    Gay Men On the Net Disgust Me

    I have talked to so many guys on the net and they have all been the same.  Almost right off the bat they ask what my **** measurements are and other personal things about my self that are none of their damned business.  There are the old pervs and married guys out there...
    testarosa5137 testarosa5137 22-25, M 95 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    Why do people keep asking me how big it is?

    I. am. not. interested. Just because I'm gay doesn't mean I'm a pervert. In fact, I'm actually a virgin, because I'm afraid anyone I sleep with will to turn out to be a creep. You know, like 90% of people on the internet. You 10% know what I'm talking about.
    anonyme23 anonyme23 22-25, M 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Txni Txni 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm A Girl, In Love With A Girl.

    "I could just lay here all night and watch the beautiful girl beside me sleep. As she dreams, all her guards are down and there are no walls between us. I fall harder and harder with each minute that passes. Though she is completely unaware of my attempt to show my...
    leigh4219 leigh4219 18-21, F 29 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    My Story And How It Come Of Me Being Gay

    I found out that i was gay when i was young maybe when i was in Grade 3. It happen when me and my neighbor's grandson was there We rent part of the house so that how I met him. There was one day when me, him and brother was playing around making pretend to be like a family (you...
    aldonz87 aldonz87 26-30 15 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    havent been on in a while.

    .. would anyone wanna trade or talk? around my age onlyy. dm me 👅 -14m
    Brandon2001 Brandon2001 18-21 6 days ago

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    I have been on a kind of journey to try to

    understand myself and my history. A journey of discovery to try to work out why I had a 2 nervous breakdowns and what made the boy most likely succeed the boy who crashed. It happened that I had been going out with a girl and she ditched me. No other boy or anything, it just...
    iandiswhoiam iandiswhoiam 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Came Out Last Year

    I knew I was gay in 8th grade but I had pushed it back because I didnt want to accept it then 10th grade I just let it take over me and i kept that secret for half of 11th grade as I finally fully accepted myself I started to tell my friends over winter break and now most of them...
    paciboy1418 paciboy1418 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2013

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    Hey I'm 13yo from Australia

    and my name is Liam c: Just looking for a sweet guy to chat with that's around my age? c:
    ItzPuppeh ItzPuppeh 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a Closet Case

    I always felt like I was different. When all the other boys started noticing girls I was still playing my video games - I just didn't know what was so special about them. As the time went on I realized that the ones I like aren't girls - but boys. I though at first that it...
    Saigo Saigo 18-21, M 93 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    I came out to my parents

    and a few close friends they all accept me except my dad. We still talk like nothing happened but I fear once I get a boyfriend he will freak out but maybe once i get a boyfriend he will see and hopefully accept me if not then oh well its not his life.....I am looking for gay...
    Joedog20 Joedog20 18-21, M 8 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    I am gay as ****. No one knows

    that I am, only my two best friends. Even they had trouble believing it. I've been thinking about coming out but I'm scared of what my parents might say, especially my dad. I'm so close to just letting it out to all my friends but I always have second thoughts about it. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 10, 2015

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    This is my Coming Out post I don't dare put on

    FB... - - - - - What I Want My Family To Know If I Were To Die Tomorrow... "The need to be understood was stronger than my desire to hide that part of myself I thought no-one would ever accept." To die with my song still in me or to find the courage to sing my song out loud...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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    Recently accepted that I'm gay.

    Would love to talk to people about it. :)
    StevenM18 StevenM18 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    HeyHey20 HeyHey20 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Well I have come out gay

    and I very happy and I not confused anymore I can now live my life the way I want it
    leemc leemc 18-21, M 11 Responses Mar 5, 2015

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    I walked into my English class today

    and the guy I like said I'm his new English buddy. (Because me and him have to move into another class), anyway when he said that I just thought to myself "I'll be way more than just your English buddy if you want".
    CookmySock CookmySock 18-21, M 6 Responses Sep 22, 2015

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    I'm fu*king sick of going out with people

    who just want to see my d*ck. I mean wtf I'm ready to love and care for you and this is what you do...
    jordankcollins jordankcollins 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Why do straight guys think

    that every gay guy is gunna hit on them. There are other gays to talk to and if we do message you, it's to talk to someone and not just try and get in your pants. Not being an *** but please don't flatter yourself.
    gaygamer9376 gaygamer9376 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 14, 2015

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    What does the label really mean?

    There's always been a part of me troubled by the label 'Gay'. As a younger man I thought it a funny word for something so hated - not 'happy' at all, seemingly designed as torture. Nothing at all like what the word meant in the old movies from the 30s and 40s I enjoyed watching...
    obroin obroin 51-55, M 17 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    Being in the sauna at the gym

    and a guy catching you stare at his member and then taking it out and stroking it in front of you!! Freaking awesome!! I took it as an invitation and helped w for a bit before someone came in.
    Fmonty54 Fmonty54 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 4, 2015

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    "Are you still gay?" Ah,

    yes my contract renewed. -_-
    AverageWeirdo AverageWeirdo 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I still remember every single moment back then ,

    when i was bullied for being thin and weak , for being smart in opposite of the others . I remember how every one in my class tried to make fun of me whenever they saw me ! Even to hit me sometimes I wont forget neither forgive I hated my life my soul my own school ! I always...
    mz95 mz95 18-21, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    So I guess the other day people started finding

    out Im gay (Wasnt a bad thing) So today i was walking in the hallway with my friends and they went to the bathroom so i waited outside alone. Then these juniors just walk up to me and say in the most sarcastic and snarky way " Hey guess what!! I like you!" Then Just walked away...
    TeddyOrTeddie TeddyOrTeddie 13-15, M 9 Responses Jan 21, 2015

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    curiousboy95 curiousboy95 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Anyone wnaa chat or trade a pic

    or two. Guy from NZ.
    messkum messkum 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    runtom runtom 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    A friend of mine, who I haven't seen in years

    and I've only spoken to on the phone once in 5 years has posted on fbook that he is in a relationship. Why does this **** me off so much? Well. I suppose I had always hoped we would some day be an item. We went to the same school and we're victims of the same abusive regime...
    iandiswhoiam iandiswhoiam 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    what do you say to a person

    when you done messed up like idk what to do e.e
    hardlifejk hardlifejk 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    bret18 bret18 18-21, M 7 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    Kinda want a boyfriend.

    Kinda want to be alone. Do you get me? :/
    supernerd22 supernerd22 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    is it just me or do other people hate the

    stereotype that all gay people act the same and that your weird just because your gay. just had someone tell me that they know all about me because I'm gay and they have a friend that's gay, well I'm sorry but go **** yourself if that's what you think :)
    gayanallover gayanallover 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm at a family reunion right now

    and one of my uncles asked why gay people have to come out and say they are gay. He said, "I don't want to know what people do in bed so why do gay people feel like they have to tell everybody." I agree. Why is it such a big deal for gay people to think they need to inform...
    Garebear131 Garebear131 18-21, M 10 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    Hello. I'm 16 and I am looking

    for a boyfriend. If anyone is interested message me here or on k-i-k. My k-i-k is acaxkill
    Aleksandar1999 Aleksandar1999 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Watching Hit The Floor

    and seeing Zero and his boo thing. Wishing I had a man like that </3
    dreshawn dreshawn 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am single I hate it I need a bf someone

    who is not a jerk and a cheater or liar and someone who is not an hour a way cause that didn't work and no fem like guys srry only masculine and I freaking know this isn't a dating website and if ur gay older masculine and in Decatur illonis msg me
    demonicnm17 demonicnm17 16-17, M 6 days ago

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