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    My coming out experience went over a lot better

    than I had expected to start things off it was around Christmas last year of 2014 I decided to spend it with my dad this year whom had been divorced from my mom. We started talking about our lives and past experiences I told him about how I was depressed and suicidal at one...
    10Shadow 10Shadow 22-25, M Mar 8

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    I've came out to a couple of friends

    that im more into guys then well gals took it a lot better than expected lol.
    Joshuadd07 Joshuadd07 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2014

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    Coming Out To Mom And Dad

    I have had a great childhood. My parents are still together and we have always lived in a nice area. I have always had many friends, in hind sight about 95% female. We used to take family vacations every year and I was allowed to bring a friend along as I am an only child I...
    thighhighchick thighhighchick 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    I came out as asexual panromantic to my parents

    and some of my friends. One of my friends said "Yo!!! Me too!!" and high fived me. Some of my friends just said "I figured you weren't straight" My parents are confused, mostly with the panromantic thing. They kept telling me that they didn't think bi and pan people are real...
    Crimsoul Crimsoul 16-17, T 1 Response Oct 19, 2014

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    Hello everyone, Alyxander Skott here.

    I have already came out on Facebook not that long ago. I wrote a simple status saying "my sex doesn't match my gender" Some people understood what I was talking about, but most of them did not. Many people were still calling me female pronouns, so I decided to write one more...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    Today I came out to mom!

    I came out as a girl, although she was not happy at first, she was at least bare minimum happy to say that when I told her I am going and talking to the a Gender Equity Center, Counseling and LGB ( T ) Therapy she was not so upset about this. An that when asked if I was...
    AsianTransGirl AsianTransGirl 26-30, T 1 Response Oct 20, 2014

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    To My Brother

    I had already had to deal with people knowing at school, when i didn't want to, and since my brother was so close to me, because hes my family and like for me anyway, theres a diffrence between my school life, my online life and my family life, online i am more who i am inside...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 3, 2011

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    So I finally came out

    as lesbian. apparently my grandma already knew but she won't talk to about how she feels. I also came out on social media. so I don't know how my family is taking it. ??
    DontKnow2013 DontKnow2013 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    r1ddl3r121 r1ddl3r121 13-15, M Apr 10

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    I've always known I was gay

    since I was a little kid. Unfortunately I wasn't proud until I actually came out. The first person I came out to was my mom, but she knew it already. She caught me watching gay **** so she asked me if I'm gay, and I said yes. Then a few weeks later I told a couple girls at...
    Jakebrum Jakebrum 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 1, 2014

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    Okay, so some of my friends have been asking

    for my coming out as pansexual to my family and friends so here you go.(I have a few stories) When I was 12 years old I I had this huge crush on tho girl. Her name was Katharine, she was the first person to turn me on. I was so confused I have never been horny before and no one...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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    Forward: I was afraid of regection from my

    family... That fear bottled inside me until I was a depressed wreck. I struggled with for a long time, but when I was ready, things just happened and I found out that my family's love for me was stronger than their religious convictions.---------- (Start Backstory)  ...
    TheosKengen TheosKengen 22-25, M Jan 11

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    I came out last night i was drunk

    so i txt my mum saying im gay . I cried after i did it because i felt i wasnt ready . When i woke up i thought oh **** . I didnt get up till 13:00 because i was scared to speak to her about it . She came in my room and talked to me and asked me if it changes anything and i said...
    brettw11 brettw11 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 9, 2014

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    Dear Daddy

    I am writing this letter because I don't know how else to express how I feel. I am gay. I am gay and proud of it. I have not always been able to admit that I was gay even though I knew I was gay for a really long time. In primary school I did not want to marry any guy. I...
    autumnsparrow autumnsparrow 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    When I was 11, I told my mum I was a lesbian.

    Of course, at 11 no one takes you seriously so she just cuddled me and told me that it was okay and that its just a phase that I was going through and that I hadn't hit puberty yet. And that's where it was left. When I was 14, I came out as bisexual to my friends who were very...
    Bpl90210 Bpl90210 18-21, F Jan 20

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    Well, up to this point only 2 people knew I was

    gay. Today I had school off because of the subzero temperatures we had, though my parents still had work, so I had the house to myself all day. Somehow, with some convincing of one of the friends I already told, I found the courage to tell 3 more of my friends that I was gay (so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    I came out a just this past summer.

    It was really nerve racking honestly, I was fine telling my friends, even the girl I liked(tho I didn't tell her I liked her then), but it was still nerve racking bc after telling them I still had to tell my parents. Ik that my mom would never accept me, and I've known that ever...
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    This past Sunday I finally did it and,

    luckily, it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. My parents didn't say anything mean or bad and that surprised me, but also made me very happy. They went through the whole "you're just a teenager, you are still discovering yourself" thing, but they aren't against the idea...
    TaliaOswinQuinzel TaliaOswinQuinzel 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2014

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    Only a few months ago did I hear the word

    Agender. I didn't know there was a word to describe the way I felt. I decided to come out today but now there are so many questions that I need answered. :/
    ArthriticAssassin ArthriticAssassin 16-17, T May 6

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    I recently came out to my parents are a very

    close friend. It makes everything feel easier and lighter now. I just need to find a way to tell me grandma and aunt.
    BlueEyedWolfGirl BlueEyedWolfGirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I Did It! Well ... Partially ...

    To all my fav EPeeps on here that know my story of how I was completely closeted ....Well ... I finally took one giant step for me out of that closet :D I made myself a New years resolution to come out this year. I promised myself that I would tell my oldest sister when I came...
    Astory4supper Astory4supper 22-25, F 27 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Well it's official. This morning I came out to

    my little sister, and she took it extremely well. She said she would always be there to love and support me, and she said that she knew God would love and support me too. So things went extremely well, and now I'm hoping I can keep strong and tell my parents later today too...
    therealjeric therealjeric 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I came out to my parents yesterday.

    . It was hard for them to understand but I think they pretty much have it. My mom supports it while on the other hand my dad doesn't because he lectured me about it for 2 hours, but he still loves me.. It was a very Interesting experience. It may get back to normal but as of now...
    Antonice Antonice 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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    On Saturday I finally came out to my mum,

    stepdad, and brother. So friday, mum asks me "do you like any guys? Or girls, I'm fine with that. The statistics are that 1 in 4 are gay, and I've got 4 kids so I'm just waiting to see who it is" she gives me a wink. I laugh, then say I don't like anyone. Then on Saturday, mum...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    Going to a Christian your always treated

    differently for being who you are, I remember the day this happened. January 17th 2012. It was on my final year of high school. Tensions were high, it was the year we all got to understand who we were going to be once we exited the school gates. But I did it, I came out.. I...
    KazzGoldfinch KazzGoldfinch 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 5

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    Coming Out

    I came out of the closet on July 3, 2013 as FTM transgender person. I wore my men's red shirt and shorts to the store. At first I worried about people would look at me funny or look at my pants and make comments that would embarrass me. But no one said a word. I received...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 7 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    What are the chances of me

    and my closest guy friend telling each other our biggest secrets in the same minute... So me and him were having a heart-to-heart one night (while being under the influence of beer and chick-flick movies) and we decided to say something we kept from each other, bcos I knew he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 19, 2014

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    When I came out to my parents they said "yeah

    we've kinda known for a while" and when I told other people they were pretty much the same. I was dreading coming out but it really wasn't bad at all. It was easy for me but I understand it's difficult for other people. You shouldn't be afraid to come out though, people are...
    romanalanski romanalanski 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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    romanalanski romanalanski 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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    This my coming out story.

    Some of the names etc are changed but I hope you enjoy! ‘Coming Out’ Derek always knew he was different, but he never could understand why. Growing up he didn't have many friends mostly just the girls on his street and it wasn't until high school when he met his first guy...
    calqwerty calqwerty 31-35, M Jan 23

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    something piped in my head this morning

    that I've never thought of before, what if I never came out? I mean, my life would be alot better. my parents would still trust me; I would be able to have people in my room with the door closed. people wouldn't be able to bully because I'm pansexual and transgender, because...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 5 mins ago

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    I came out about 2 years ago to my mom.

    She finished telling everybody for me. I don't regret a thing
    jerseyboy93 jerseyboy93 18-21, M Oct 12, 2014

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    Is it just more of a state of mind kinda thing

    where the reason I came out as a girl is because I care too much about Brest Cancer in women, women's issues and the need a girl needs when they are lonely? Because I feel this!! All of it about breast cancer and such. How do I communicate this to mom because I came out to her...
    AsianTransGirl AsianTransGirl 26-30, T 2 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    Man, so I came out as bisexual to my parents

    when I was 15. They didn't take it well and basically refused to listen to me regarding the matter. I was taken from my home shortly afterwards because they were abusive (not because I came out, they'd been abusive since I was very young) and decided not to hide it from anyone...
    KingFaen KingFaen 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    STORY IN COMMENTS I haven't sent out the latter

    yet, I will do it when I'm ready...... [[[[[waring, I talk about selfharm and use strong language, MAY BE TRIGGERING]]]]] {{{{{If you ever need someone to talk to I'm always here I've been there is all I know how it feels to be hated for who you are, it really sucks,xxxxxx. I...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 7

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    Overcoming My Worst Fears

    This story is long but I really wanted to provide my ENTIRE coming out story. If you want to read only certain parts you may, I labeled it so if you only want to know how I came out to my friends or my parents you may do so. Also my advice is towards the end...
    masonm11 masonm11 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 22, 2012

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    Life is a blank piece of paper,

    white and clean. It's what you right on it that important. Love, children, success, happiness. Anything.
    Gayvegetarian Gayvegetarian 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    My coming out story is something I don't really

    like talk about often. It's mostly a blur anyway. My mom and grandparents aren't as religious as some, but I have never seen them react the way they did when I came out. I had just turned 14 when I was at my cousins one night. I couldn't stop thinking about how I was going...
    austingray austingray 16-17, M 6 Responses Jan 5, 2014

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    I just told my friends

    that I am Bi. I was so afraid of their reactions, and I was happily suprised when they. accepted me with open arms. I love my friends and I'm so happy that I can introduce girlfriend to them.
    Hellamynameisnt Hellamynameisnt 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    Was kind of forced to come out to my mother

    when my sister screamed to my mom "YOUR DAUGHTERS BISEXUAL" during a debate -_- wasn't the best response when my mother told me to hide my love life till shes dead, but I know she was just mad at the moment. Still feel like I can't be COMEPLETELY open with my family, but I'm...
    killerkris killerkris 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    Oh my goodness, please watch these videos.

    They are funny, informative, and just plain awesome. It won't take much of your time, I don't own any of them, they are just amazing aha. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=H0WynQgUlWo https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yBfYtEy1Ovo
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 28

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    COMING OUT TO MY CLASS It was already a

    terrible semester, I had slipped up my friends had suspicions of me being gay because they had seen light photos on my phone, mostly of male underwear models. They would come up to me and ask me if I was gay I would look at them as if they were crazy and say no. Then it got bad...
    kstewart20 kstewart20 18-21, M Mar 22

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    Whoopy whoop whoop!!!

    G'day people, long time no see. I haven't been on ep for such a long time. So I came out, well not to everyone, just my besties that's all. But, it's a good start. Trust me, I knew they were ok with it, because they are very accepting and they think gay couples are super...
    Gayvegetarian Gayvegetarian 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    Andrewwhittemore Andrewwhittemore 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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    Hey guys my name is Aidan

    and I'm 15 and gay. Yesterday I cam out to my friend Corey that I was gay. He was a little surprised but was happy for me. Next I told my most trusted friend at my school and she didn't believe me at first but after 20mins she believed me and it feels great to finally tell...
    waytoonice waytoonice 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    If any of you guys read my story,

    you would know I'm transgender, and my mom does not support me.. Well today I was sick of binding who I am so I wrote a status, very simple one to. It said,"my sex doesn't match my gender.... finally able to say it..." Omg I'm getting to much love. No hate at all.:D I'm so happy...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M Jul 6, 2014

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