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I Have a Gay Father

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    I found out my father was gay

    when I was 18 at his funeral. I really never had a relationship with him and I am saddened by the emptiness I feel because he felt he had to hide his sexuality from me. I understand why he did, but I also wish he would have respected me enough to know I would have accepted him...
    blandie blandie 41-45, F Feb 6

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    My Son

    my son is gay. and i love him so much it does not matter who he is or what he is my son. now his stepfather loves him as much as i do . but his real dad wont talk to him or anything . so i tell my son as long as  god and me and your granny and your step dad loves you thats...
    yagure yagure 51-55 1 Response Aug 23, 2010

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    I Am Bi. I...

    I am a 25 year old bisexual woman from US. I discovered that I was bi-curious when I was 17. I went out looking for one thing and found another. It took me a long time to come to terms with the fact that I am bi. After one experience with a woman (she was hot, passionate and...
    bisexuallucy bisexuallucy 26-30, F Jul 4, 2012

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    Just Found Out, So Confused

    I have no idea what to do. My head is totally ****** up right now.I don't care that my father is gay. But there is so much that doesn't make sense right now.As background, I didn't know my father until this year. My mother was from another country and didn't contact him when she...
    cosmicspeck cosmicspeck 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    Daddy

    Daddy was in the closet for almost 18 years of marriage to my mother. I was about 13 when he came out. Hit me like a rock. I was completely sheltered. Honestly thought gay meant happy. Took me a while to get over the shock. My mom didn't help, telling me he was going to burn in...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 2, 2008

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    My Daddy Is Gay, And I Love Him

    My parents met in high school, and dated on and off until their twenties. After just a few years, they had me, an accidental birth. They had planned to finish college before having children, but both claim that it was "A happy accident". In three years time, my dad had both...
    wolflover721 wolflover721 13-15, F Dec 3, 2011

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    In the Closet For 35 Years

    My father was raised as a Jehovah's Witness and taught that homosexuality was wrong.  When I found out that he was gay, he told me that he had felt this since he was a young boy.  He married my mother because he was trying to be normal and do what he was told was the...
    tinythesp tinythesp 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Daddy I Miss You

    When I was 10 my father bought a computer, he loved to go into AOL chatrooms, and send pictures back and fourth among other people. My father would go into my log in and use my account, so no one would know it was him. I remember going online after school, to play games and go on...
    Shawnnas Shawnnas 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Closets Are For Clothes

    Looking back we should have known..we all laugh about it now But in all seriousness it's sad that he couldn't be himself for over 45 yrs. Like when my Dad would say...I know what a guy wants..... so No you can't go to that all night party .. I know he really did know...
    caroli9 caroli9 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    He left us right after my younger sister was born, and my younger sister was born when I wasn't even a year old yet. Which means that I grew up without a father, without knowing a...
    Celal Celal 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    So One of my best friends seems and act totally gay like he has a feminine side and I feel like he's gay, I don't know but I'm pretty sure he is, we don't really go to the 'are you...
    Heissler Heissler 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I have two moms. I was made in a lab with a ***** donor, and I also have younger triplet siblings, who were made with the same ***** donor. As a child, I didn't know how different...
    livyroro livyroro 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Anyone down in Brighton or Sussex (England) that wanna meet up and ****?
    xperience2 xperience2 13-15, M Aug 17

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    Live in Sussex (west and east(England) an im 13
    xperience2 xperience2 13-15, M Aug 19

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    I am 15 and in high school, I am already a bit of a loner and I can't imagine even thinking about coming out. I do have some popularity but nothing substantial. Though my parents...
    starwarsfan99 starwarsfan99 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 10

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    My real father anyway, never met the man, or rather remember. Hes in prison at this moment at 66 years old, I dont exactly hate him but I just really dont like him, what do u do...
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I sometimes feel I grew up without a father. And I sometimes think I would've been better off without one. Growing up, I could never understand the 'daddy's little girl concept...
    JacqtheRipper JacqtheRipper 22-25, F Aug 13

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    To be honest I think we should have gay marriages because they're jut like us just more awesome
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Everyone tries to understand, but it's impossible for them to. At 14 I lost my mother to pancreatitis, which of course was difficult. Even more difficult however was losing my...
    mushumulan mushumulan 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    So when are we going to have gay marriage legal in all 50 states?
    chrissyboo123 chrissyboo123 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am 32 years old and haven't found "Mr. Right" I have to have IVF to have a child because I had to have my tubes removed for medical reasons. I am feeling so depressed, I just...
    lovechildd lovechildd 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    i too was very feminine looking & acting when I was 6 (yrs old) at the time. I'm not gay but I am a girl that was born in a male's body. And, going by the few shrinks that I have...
    kathyann25ts kathyann25ts 26-30, T 1 hr ago

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    Loving life love being gay
    Lewis21dude Lewis21dude 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'll love to be able to talk to someone that gets being gay and no fit the mold.
    DanyRoy DanyRoy 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I still have a hatred for my ex father in law even if he's dead! He sexually abused my daughter when she was a toddler. My ex stuck by his father probably bc he was sexually...
    ConBr ConBr 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    And why wouldn't I? The ONLY reason I could see for anyone to have anything against gay marriage is religion. But if you are against gays because of religion then you are a...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    My father, who lived to be 83 years old and had traveled all over the country and had known countless people (some famous, he was a jazz musician) told me a few years back that I...
    NoHeartButMyOwn NoHeartButMyOwn 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    But I love him for not hurting me. You walked away but you could have stayed and hurt me. I admire that. I love you dad.
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    “Why should I, as a gay man, be denied the same right to file a joint tax return with my potential husband that a straight couple has?” Very helpful answer by Ryan T. Anderson...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I have two great but different kids. One is perusing their career in a singled minded fashion that is just amazing to me. He is devoted to self improvement and reads books all the...
    Wilddesires Wilddesires 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I secretly came out to one of my friends a couple months ago. I met him on February in a German language institute and since then we became close. He said once that he has a...
    beonstreet beonstreet 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I don't give a damn about gay political correctness, what's gay and what isn't gay. How I should be gay by some retarded limp wrist fool from NYC. I do a lot stuff that most gay...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    Homophobes don't belong on EP Being gay is not a choice, who would chose to be gay with the amount of hate you get possibly killed or beaten up Being gay is a not a sin for if...
    funlocus funlocus 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 4

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    My father is fat and hairy!
    Bulkver Bulkver 36-40, M Aug 13

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    I suppose that title explains it, my mother easily accepted my sexuality and my father had left so all was well, school was rough at first but I became independent so I never had...
    Zukiiwii Zukiiwii 13-15, M Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M 7 Responses Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M Aug 15

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    Hey guys, Josh here, I know my screen name says I'm gay, but I don't really know if I am or not. Could somebody help? There are many tests out there that claim they can prove...
    JoshIsGay23095 JoshIsGay23095 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Well I owe my father something because he took the blame for something I did once! I think he wants me to blow him but I am not sure! I am bi but he doesn't know! How can I get him...
    jackbx jackbx 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Yesterday, I was in Cleveland, Ohio. To my disgust, there were gay flags everywhere and gay pride crap that made me want to vomit. (Lecture time) People just don't get it, do...
    PopcornLadder PopcornLadder 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Okay, I'm sweating right now. I'm about to do this. by far one of the scariest things I will ever do. I've always known but I've tried to lie to myself. I'm coming out of the...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 12 Responses Jul 30

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    I'm out of the closet and accepted by my mom at last! Oh yeah, and my little brother. LOL. Well a few nights ago, the 30th of July, I got a phone call from the cousin I talked to a...
    DaysEJole DaysEJole 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Leviticus 18:22 is the reason I don't support.... But I will be friends with a gay person.... I don't judge them I just listen to what the bible tells me.... I honestly have no...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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