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I Have a Gay Father

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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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    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 1 Response Feb 6

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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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    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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    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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    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

    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 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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    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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    I have a hella gaydar. There are a lot of guys that I will suspect are gay that no one else would agree with, but I can just tell. I'm not straight. A lot of people think they have...
    extention extention 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    He is my teacher and I don't think he knows I look up to him in this way, but some other teachers know and the counselor. I do have a biological father living- but he left when I...
    LittleBlackSubmarine LittleBlackSubmarine 16-17, M Sep 28

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    Cutest gay couple ever!! It's Cody and John ❤❤ sooo cute together
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    So, I had a father for about the first four or five years of my life. He wasn't the best, actually, he wasn't a good father at all. Abusive is more like it. So when I was about...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    My dad stayed around with my mom until my brother was 7 and i was 5 because my mom moved us to North Carolina for a better life my mom lived with my father for about 10 years so we...
    Himynameis123456789 Himynameis123456789 18-21, F Oct 5

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    As a gay man, I Don't have gay friends To relate to.
    PozlifeD PozlifeD 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 13

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    When I watch the movie “Mermaids” with Cher and Wynona Rider. I can see my own childhood any many ways in that film, it’s so uncanny. I never met nor knew my natural father...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 6

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    I am the mother of children with different fathers. Right away when people hear that, they think bad things. They judge incorrectly. I never actually thought I would be in this...
    Col308 Col308 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Who has facebook here? I want to have gay friends on facebook. ^-^
    Quincyy Quincyy 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I miss my father,He passway for almost two months now.. So, those who's still have a father,, show to them how much you love them, you'll never know how many years more you can...
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 25

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    Emotionally and physically. By many different people.. I do not have a father, I never have. And my mother has drunk alcohol all my life as well as sought affection from many...
    asdfnx asdfnx 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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    This week was another eye opened in the troubles with my wife and family. For years I wondered what I had done that was so wrong that my father and his friends would actually...
    toughth toughth 56-60 1 hr ago

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    In the event I had to explain why I'm gay, not to prove I am gay....because I am, I would probably give my childhood as evidence of a dysfunctional family with no male influence...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My father is like my friend his is my everything
    rahwi rahwi 18-21, F 23 mins ago

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    My biological father said he was going to send me a check in the mail for my birthday and said that it would be there before my actual birthday. Guess what? My birthday is...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response 10 mins ago

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    I've know I was gay since I was 13 or 14 but I hid it from everyone for more than 15 years. This has resulted in me being alone. I was terrified of how my parents would react. I...
    Blah5000 Blah5000 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    Dated a friend of mine which was a girl. Since then i have been wondering if i am straight, bi, or gay. High school lol. Still searching for an identity. Now in college and i...
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    He said yes!!! Yesterday I proposed to my boyfriend, who accepted wholeheartedly :-) I am probably the happiest guy in the world right now. Words can't describe what I'm feeling...
    ryan015 ryan015 13-15, M 8 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Im brand new here, and I'm a gay girl who's terrified of coming out to my father. I really think he will either force me into church or cut ties with me all together and I'm scared...
    defyinggravity718 defyinggravity718 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I'm bisexual so of course I support gay rights. I just don't see why homosexuals are judged just because they like someone that is the same gender/sex as them. There is nothing...
    cutiepieeeee cutiepieeeee 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Being gay is difficult. Being an Asian gay is more difficult. Being an Asian gay with an average income family is even more difficult. Being a well-educated Asian gay adds more to...
    leo1510 leo1510 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    So my father caught me having sex with a boy and now I'm walking 3 to 4 miles to my mother's in the pouring rain and cold wind....life sucks
    TheMadHatteri TheMadHatteri 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 13

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    Because of nurturing . My father was practically non-existent. I had no male influence during my informative years
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    For gay rights For gay marriage Keep the sex private Be humble... Don't flaunt your sexuality Be informed Always respect other opinions... There's too much hostility Find God...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ok so I guess I found out I'm gay. Like I've been taking some private therapy at school and the therapist gets the conclusion that I'm gay. I mean what the hell am I saying I mean...
    Jr2299 Jr2299 13-15, M 4 Responses Sep 29

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    Part 2 : So I spoke to a friend about how I feel about my gay friend. He was like you so want to sleep with him I was like no I don't his reply was I so know youuuu haha so yeah he...
    lela201465 lela201465 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    God isn't against gays God is against being gay you being gay is me drinking God is against both of them but he isn't against the people that do it in God's being gay killing...
    maridoneka maridoneka 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 7

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    Is it sarcasm when I see people say "We shouldn't let gay people get married because if kids see them they'll turn gay."? Because people make it sound like they aren't homophobic...
    CaptainTundercakes CaptainTundercakes 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 7

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    Kay so I'm bi but what I don't understand is how some people hate or don't like gays, lesbians, etc. It's so normal to see a straight person be like "Ew he's gay, what a f*ggot...
    Theo1999 Theo1999 13-15, M 5 Responses Oct 12

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    A lot of people will think it's purely out of sexual desires or something like that but, even before i was aware of anything sexual i've wanted to be a girl. I remember being about...
    stuckinhereforever stuckinhereforever 18-21, M a week ago

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    As i sit here and type this post I am in disbelief. I recently found out that the person I was once married to and been with for 5 years is gay or bi. I am now starting to realize...
    Distraught89 Distraught89 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hey, my name is Colin, 15, Denmark. I'm gay. I recently joined EP to chat with people for fun and find other boys that are gay too. I'm a closeted gay, the only person that knows...
    Colinaye Colinaye 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't really care. Being bi, straight or gay is not really a big deal for me. I have a lot of bi and gay friends and they're all kind and awesome. People should really stop...
    EmotionlessDude EmotionlessDude 13-15, M Sep 29

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    So there is this new group in my school called "Gay/Straight Alliance" yea hearing about that shocked the crap out of me sense i live in the south, i was walking up the stairs to...
    whiteboy1996 whiteboy1996 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Some say that you cannot be Gay & Christian . Becoming a Christian is a choice or at least becoming a member of the church is a choice. But being Gay isn't a choice . How you live...
    Drwho1963 Drwho1963 51-55, M Sep 27

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    Note: This is pretty long, but interesting, and this is not about me. Please do reply to my question below. A classmate-acquaintance or nearly can be called a friend has been...
    Wrathes Wrathes 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    When I honestly think about it, sometimes I can't understand why people hate on gays. It's not just something that's exclusive to humans... and if someone is gay, then why don't...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    hi what's up, so... i was comes out to my family... and by the way my family is muslim, and when they know i'm gay, they didn't believe it... they think that being gay is an option...
    kaka7744 kaka7744 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 2

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    im not gay but love making new friends with gay people. anyone feel free to add me.
    GirlyAndrea1987 GirlyAndrea1987 26-30, M Oct 3