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I Am Gay

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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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    PART TWO so he sat me down on the bed

    and stood in front of my while I continued to s*ck him but then he asked me if I wanted to bend over for 5 mins so I bent over the bed and I could feel him rubbing his d*ck against my hole and It started to go in and it went in pretty quick considering he was going in dry but it...
    jamesmonty3950 jamesmonty3950 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    So yesterday (which was Valentine's Day) I

    spent half the day watching movies on Netflix and texting this one guy that I liked a lot! Of course he liked me too lol (: But anywayss; I spent half the day alone until tonight.. the guy of my dreams actually showed up at my window and surprised me with these beautiful flowers...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 15, 2015

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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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    Soooo I need to say this.

    ... This, is a gay person, me. LGBT+ (gay people in specific) don't always wear ******* rainbows and tight pink jeans and have died hair. We don't all wear way to tight sweaters and we don't all wear scarfs. We don't all talk in a way o high picked voice, we don't all run...
    apWeiss12 apWeiss12 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Anyone want to trade

    or have some dirty fun? ;-) ^~^
    BritishGayGuy101 BritishGayGuy101 22-25, M 1 Response 22 hrs 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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    Recently accepted that I'm gay.

    Would love to talk to people about it. :)
    StevenM18 StevenM18 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    The only straight I am,

    is a straight up *****.
    marsmason65 marsmason65 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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

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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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    BritishGayGuy101 BritishGayGuy101 22-25, M 1 Response 6 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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    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 6 days ago

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    I remember when I officially first came out of

    the closet my freshman year of high school. It was probably the worst ******* idea in the world, most of the kids at my high school were crazy bible thumping Mormons and since their parents have taught them that gays are literally the spawn of Satan, you can see how that went...
    NinaPants97 NinaPants97 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Gay? Yeah, That's Me

    A lot of gay people have said that if they could choose, they'd choose to be straight. Being gay is hard. Yeah, it's hard. But I bet that being straight is. I'm happy just as I am ... If I could choose, I'd choose to stay gay.
    jayt76 jayt76 31-35, M 51 Responses Oct 6, 2006

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    And I am not happy. I am truly,

    utterly not happy. I don't know what god wants from me in this life. Does he want me to live completely alone for the rest of my life and be utterly miserable? If so then....why am I even here? Folks spit out that god has a plan for each of us...I don't believe that. I truly...
    bluesky1223 bluesky1223 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days 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 3 days 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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    To my Ex, (I just hope he can read this

    and I hope he's on EP) I know that things will never go back to how they used to be (and it hurts so bad). I hope he is happy with who he wants to be in his life. I'm thankful that he came into my life even for a second (I am still not over you). I wish you happiness in life...
    cjg1289 cjg1289 26-30, M 4 mins ago

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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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    Hello everyone I'm here to get to know people

    hopefully make new connections
    LeodiMedici LeodiMedici 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    silverice1994 silverice1994 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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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    "Are you still gay?" Ah,

    yes my contract renewed. -_-
    AverageWeirdo AverageWeirdo 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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'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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    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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    Txni Txni 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 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 2 days ago

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    I am officially OUT of the closet!

    And I couldn't feel more alive. I told my best friend a few days ago. And my parents yesterday (followed by about 10 hours of crying haha) happy tears though, so its all good. And I told the rest of my friends earlier. I'm prepared for the haters but I couldn't give a **** what...
    DannyTheManny DannyTheManny 18-21, M 13 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    PART ONE: finally had s*x on Saturday to a 14

    year old with an 8 inch d*ck hehe :P I got the train over to when he lives and him and his mum came to pick me up from the station in the car, when I got to his it was just me, his mum and his little sister but then his grandparents turned up so me and him went to chill outside...
    jamesmonty3950 jamesmonty3950 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    Kinda want a boyfriend.

    Kinda want to be alone. Do you get me? :/
    supernerd22 supernerd22 18-21, M 4 days ago

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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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    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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    HeyHey20 HeyHey20 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days 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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    Just Coming Out...

    Well, it happened! When I was 18, back in 2008, I came out about being gay. I grew up living in a strict-form Christian where being gay, bi, les and especially trans was not only a taboo subject, but a sin as well. I was told to "never be that way", that I had to find myself...
    Sparklepaws Sparklepaws 18-21, M 20 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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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 2 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 2 days ago

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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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    I just came out to my sister.

    It wasn't the easiest thing but it wasn't too bad either. She came and gave me a hug. Which lasted for like a minute. We cried and she said she loved me no matter what and she'll help me tell mom and dad and that she'd support me no matter what, even if they didn't. I'm glad I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 31 Responses Mar 24, 2015

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