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I Have a Gay Son, and He Makes Me Proud

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    I've Adapted

    When I began tyo suspect my son was gay - when he was using the internet for cybersex - I was nervous and apprehensive. I didn't know how I could cope. But I told my son that he didn't have to hide and that whatever he tried or didn't try, I would be there for him. Now, almost a...
    percypercy percypercy 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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    This Is How It Is

    My son (19) came out to me about 5 months ago.  It was hard but I saw it coming.  I kept asking him if he had anything he wanted to tell me for about two weeks before he came out.    It took alot of courage for him and I was glad he did it.  He still has...
    bootsiea bootsiea 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    I'm So Proud And I Love My Gay Son...

    First of all I need to apologize for not making much sense when I write, I’ve had four brain surgeries and I sometimes struggle when I try to put on paper my thoughts. Especially when it’s something important and I have too many thoughts come at one time. But, I’ll try …I...
    ichan1107 ichan1107 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    My Beautiful Son

    my son is the most beautiful genourous caring person you could ever meet, he told me he was gay nearly 6 year ago, it never came as a surprise to me as i knew for years  it was a relieve to hear the words leave his own mouth as i wouldnt want my beautiful son to be living a...
    8hobart 8hobart 41-45 6 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    Came Out On Facebook!

    Yep, the first I knew was I was asleep on the couch and my 18 year old daughter woke me holding her laptop, saying: "have you seen this?". She was showing me my 14 year old son's latest Facebook status, it said: "haters gonna hate, but I'm gay". I was stunned, as he had hidden it...
    Handed Handed 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    I Always Suspected But Was Relieved To Know...

    Glad there is a group entitled this, because my son is gay and I am very proud of him.  He turned 15 today :)  He didn't come out to me exactly...he told his sister who told me but I already figured it out long ago...so I confronted him one day when he...
    floydgal floydgal 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Can Anyone Survive "half-in" & "half-out?"

    My teenage son recently admitted he is gay - it was an accidental "outting" - but he wants to remain closeted to the rest of the world, even to part of the immediate family living in our home... Is this even possible? Is it healthy? How do I care for him without accidently...
    OrphanMom2 OrphanMom2 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    I have very bad depression, but being bipolar, it makes it complicated. one minute I'm happy the next I want to cut. I haven cut ever since school let out. But one of my friends...
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    I hate it! every gay man is shallow and just want to hook up. makes me feel worthless and unloved. I had an ex ''boyfriend'', he cheated on me, abused and used me, and gave me 2...
    lonelyguy91 lonelyguy91 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    At most jobs that I have had there is one guy that says , "I have nothing against gay guys but don't want them hitting on me". It is so hurtful and makes me afraid at the same time...
    Casskid Casskid 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    I'm gay with a father that is openly anti-gay. It's makes me feel so miserable.
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    I'm gay and I am thankful that I live in a time where people are starting to become more accepting people no matter what sexuality they are. Although it might not happen in my...
    Coara Coara 16-17, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    So I'm a 15 years old boy? and I live in a non religious family, and I'm still in the closet. The issue about coming out isn't that religion coincides with my sexuality but rather...
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    I have alopecia, and I am proud.Having bald patches doesn't make me any less beautiful,or any less human.People may stare, people may laugh,but I show my head proudly.Why should I...
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    I have two beautiful, wonderful, lovable, clever children. We go through thick and thin, always mirroring and gaining from each other. My eldest son has been enthusiastically...
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    I've been confused and gay for quite some time now. I'm now 17; I started attaining a sexual attraction for males during the 6th grade (around 12-13 years old?). Although my...
    Wep777 Wep777 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    sissyboy843 sissyboy843 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am becoming more and more feminine every day and i love it! I came out about 8 years ago now and I have always been feminine and girly inside but after coming "out" I stopped...
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    I do, and one of them is in the closet, he has a girlfriend. I'm not proud of it but I can't do anything about it. I feel bad for his girlfriend though
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I believe that it makes you fake Christian if you say rude things or act a certain way towards the LGBT community. Even though the Lord doesn't accept homosexuality, He stills...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response Jul 23

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    I have done a few things I'm not proud of but I do not regret them. I have learned from my mistakes and I am very proud of that. I've done a lot of things that many people would...
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    Growing up into a christian family I always hated the way my family made fun of gays and insulted them bringing religion into the mix. I know many christian's who fully support...
    badluck3imi badluck3imi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I am 15 and gay, I've only told one friend about my orientation. I know if I told my mother she would be fine with it, but my dad, (The two are devorced) I dont really know. I plan...
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    I am definetly not ashamed of being gay here! I came out about 8 years ago and I'm very very proud that I'm a GAY SISSY and I want everyone to see and know that I am too! It is a...
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