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    As of recent my mother ripped me out of the

    closet. She was getting anger during it. I think she was because she was jealous that I came out voluntarily to my dad first. Previously I was 100% ok with being bisexual. I have a ton of LGBT friends and a lot of people have been accepting of my sexual preference. Feeling...
    Braecridhe Braecridhe 22-25, F Aug 7, 2015

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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 8 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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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, 2015

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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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    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, 2015

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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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    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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    I came out to my older sister sister yesterday

    that I was gay. I also came out that I started dressing as a women. They were not suprised by what I told them. They told me when I was younger they use to dress me in there old dresses while mom was at work. When I came home from college for spring brake with a guy. They new...
    Kamryn83 Kamryn83 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2015

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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 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    So, I came out to one of my best friends a few

    days ago. He said he was against bisexuals and homosexuals (I'm bisexual) and that he didn't want to be my friend anymore. We argued a while, and he says he's changed his mind now and he's not against them. But I don't really believe that and even if I did I can't look at him...
    lememinger lememinger 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2015

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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 7 Responses Apr 10, 2015

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    Not exactly, but kinda.

    Just now, basically. I will make the story shorter than it could be. First, I thought I was straight. Moreover, I thought I was Vary-Ai (straight people with bi tendencies who get sick if they try to kiss, date, or get intimate with anyone). Then, I dreamt a girl asked me out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 30, 2015

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    I came out a few years ago to my mom

    and now just came out to the rest of my friends and family. all but my step dad parents took it well. most of says they already knew.. they said I had lit interested in men and was checking out women. they have been okay with it and even want to meet my gf.. when I first came...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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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, 2015

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    I came out at a late age - 57.

    Simply could not live a lie anymore. I've lost a lot: my home, two sons, grandson and some friends. Needless to say that the wife hates me now. Won't let go of the anger. We don't choose to be gay we are born this way. Why would anyone choose to be looked down upon as different...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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)  ...
    TK13 TK13 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 11, 2015

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    I remember coming out last year,

    people, except for a few ********, took it well. People are using the right pronouns and name. I'm still debating about moving to the school my best friend moved to. My practically everything. But then I'll have to come out to the teachers. Either way, I'm just thankful nobody...
    FoxonJr FoxonJr 70+, T Aug 24, 2015

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    I finally came out to my mom about being

    bisexual. She asked if she was the last person to know- no- and when I 'decided on this' or 'knew'- high school. She then dropped the subject and hasn't brought it up since. I count this as a win considering there wasn't shouting or calling names and she didn't kick me out...
    shelbs2spencer shelbs2spencer 18-21, T Jul 2, 2015

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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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    Everything has gone to ****

    because of it. Lost my gf. Relationship with my parents is shot. Don't wanna go back to school. Who wants to pack up with me and my $300 and run around throughout the USA train hopping or hitch hiking
    mmhernandez11 mmhernandez11 18-21, F Aug 30, 2015

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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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    I told my mom, then the rest of my family

    when I started puberty, (couldn't stand what was happening to my body :-(. ). They said they already knew :-) Only bad part was I lost my best friend.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 20

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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...
    AlyxJey AlyxJey 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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    Coming out is such a scary thing.

    Took me forever. Never told my folks abt it. They've died w/o knowing the real me. Came out to my friends, family after & they've accepted me w/o judgment. I'm thankful that they made me comfortable w my skin.
    hawksnravens hawksnravens 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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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 22-25, M Oct 12, 2014

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    So in the spirit of national coming out day ima

    share the story of how I came out... (I know I'm a little late aha) Anyway... I sat down with my mum and asked for her full attention. I was so worried about what would happen I was shaking. I got out my phone and it went a bit like this... Me; so... These are my crushes *shows...
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T Oct 13, 2015

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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...
    AlyxJey AlyxJey 16-17, M Jul 6, 2014

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    When I was younger I knew

    that I was different. I liked both girls and boys and my parents always said that they would be proud of me when I married my husband. That put me down and going to a catholic school where they drill it into your head that it's one guy one girl made me hide even deeper. Then...
    sweetdayme4427 sweetdayme4427 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    My friends and family were all over celebrating

    my 17th bday which was 6 days ago but anyways they did it now cause my best friends and grandparents were out of town. So i kinda announced it loudly after blowing my candles when they asked what i wished for i said, "for everyone here family and friends to accept me for who i...
    helloyallhumans helloyallhumans 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2015

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

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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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    I came to my family when I was 17

    and was one the hardest things I had ever done. I had been dating my girlfriend a couple of weeks and my parents had no idea I was dating a girl. I kept it a big secret because I was afraid of what they would say. One night before going out with my girlfriend waiting in the car...
    kimkeller kimkeller 31-35, F Dec 7, 2015

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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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    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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    it's a great feeling

    when finally after many years of being hide u accept yourself and stop caring about what others think, it feels like you are yourself and nothing else matters ;-) I must have to admit that a good friend helped me to take the strength I needed without she even notice it :)
    gtx007 gtx007 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2015

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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...
    AlyxJey AlyxJey 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 7, 2015

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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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    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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    Finally Came Out...sort Of

    After years of self-hatred, guilt, fear and loneliness I decided to come out to a friend of mine. She is one of my best friends from school. Anyway. this happened about a month ago when I went on holiday to London with this friend and a week earlier I told her that I was going...
    adrianm adrianm 22-25, M 9 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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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 5 Responses Jan 5, 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 18-21, T May 6, 2015

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    I first found out I was gay in 6th grade.

    I went to the kind of school that doesn't care about people who are actually out of the closet, but will call you gay for crossing your legs. I have no idea why. 6th grade was also the first time I had ever heard the word "gay". Around halfway through the year, my homeroom did...
    TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie 46-50, M Mar 2, 2015

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    Best day ever just came out to my sister I feel

    as if a boulder had been lifted ❤️❤️
    internallybroken internallybroken 16-17, M Aug 2, 2015

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