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I Have Gay Parents

To anyone having Gay or Lesbian parents, share your stories and experiences! 109 People

    Diverse Family

    I am 13 and I have 2 moms and 2 adopted brothers. I was born from my mom and a donor. I have a best friend Emily who also has two moms. I live my family but I'm afraid when or if people find out ill get teases or bullied. If you have 2 moms or dads please comment!
    Jaxo8 Jaxo8 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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    My Two Moms

    I was born into a very unhappy family. My Mom had just figured out that being gay is NOT a choice and she was unhappy with the marriage with my father. She also had suspicions that my Dad was cheating on her (which was later proved to be correct). She gave up in the marriage...
    bulldjb bulldjb 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2012

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    Last year, I learned

    that my father is a gay, and it helped me to understand why my parents had a stormy marriage for the past 23 years. My parents initially came together because of an "accident" that made my mom bear my brother. The first two decades of my life were very dark. My father, who has...
    mungs93 mungs93 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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    I Was Bullied For Having Lesbian Parents

    I'm 13 and I have lesbian parents I was born healthyly but quite small I'm not adopted I'm from a ***** donor and I can never find my real dad. I started high school 2 years ago and even though I love my mums to pieces I was really worried I Would get bullied because of it and to...
    Hardiesx Hardiesx 13-15, F 12 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    My Mum....

    When i was 11 years old, my parents sat me down to tell me something. My mother told me that she was, and always had been a Lesbian. She and my dad were both crying, saying they were splitting up, but were still very close, best friends. My dad apparently had known that she...
    GkateC GkateC 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    ?

    my mom has always been very straight without any filter, and I'm a lesbian. we're very close, almost too close. now she's starting to talk more and more about doing stuff with girls and it makes me very uncomfortable and defensive and I'm not sure why. She's always been very...
    shadowcastle shadowcastle 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    Gay Mum

    My mum and dad split up when I was about 6 and I carried on living with my mum although visiting my dad. When I was about 11 my mum told me that she was having a civil partnership with a 'friend' who had been close for a few years and my young self just thought of as a friend. I...
    1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    Broken Hearted-fierce Story Of Divorce

    When I was seven years old, my Mom informed me that she was gay and she was getting married to the woman who had been living with us for a year. I was the ring bearer, and I couldn't be happier to have a second mom. I realized my second mom was an alcoholic when I was twelve...
    jessibel2491 jessibel2491 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    My Mom Is Gay - But Why Lie.......

    My life has been one drama after another.  My dad raised me, my mother passed away when I was 6 months old.  To cut a long story short  27 years later a woman approaches me and claims to be my mother.  Seems she gave me up at birth to my dad, they had split at the time...
    shortygal shortygal 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    1st Time Gay Dad. Baby Mamma Problems.

    Long story as short as possible. Im 32, Male, Straight acting, but its not really an act, thats who I am. Not fem. I live in Texas.Im gay... My family accepts it, I have a partner... my family accepts it. I run 3 companies.. I am not ashamed of being gay, but at the same time, i...
    texascowboy1979 texascowboy1979 31-35 3 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    I Would Like To Gather Our Stories For A Book-

    read below and see if you would like to add to it with your own tale, tales- name or not. Just consider it for me pls...I need the research-- below is just the start- so give input, add stories- email them I dont care I wish to know about your family :) Rainbow Children...
    annoyinglilme annoyinglilme 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    My Dad

    When I was little I lived with my birth father, after my mom left us. He was really abusing and alcoholic, my life with him was really horrible. I thought the abuse was my fault and as I got older I ended up self harming. When I was thirteen I got taken into care after my school...
    DanniStarus DanniStarus 16-17, F Jun 17, 2012

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    My Cousin Is A Lesbian

    i lived with my grandma for 11 year then she got sick. to sick to take care of me. so my cousin took me in. and for the frist time i found out she was gay. she and her partner told me.and i have no problem with it.
    shineingstar shineingstar 13-15 1 Response Aug 7, 2012

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    In Loving Memory...dad! We Miss You Xoxoxo...

    I first started questioning my father;s sexuality when I was 12. There were "friendships" he had with other men that felt a little to personal and strange for a married man to have. One man in particular who lived nearby would always go out with my dad on weeknights and...
    venza180 venza180 31-35 2 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    Two Kickass Dads :)

    I was born to two 15 year olds who couldn't take care of me, So I was given up for adoption, & Was adopted at 6 weeks to my two AMAZING fathers :) Its kinda like having a mom & dad. One of my dads the strict one who punished me, the other the one who always calmed me down after...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 30, 2013

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    The Most Difficult And Different Story(I Think).

    ... Please Take The Time To Read This...:) Okay Well Hi Everyone, My names Viola and I have two Moms. I'm at high school. I have two wonderful moms that have split up and are about 55 and 60 years old. My Mom who had me was too old to have a baby so my mom had to get a s p e r...
    AliceReel AliceReel 13-15, F Jan 15

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    Worst 4 Years Of My Life

    Sorry its a bit long, i got a little carried away. It all began in 2009...i think I lived in a nice house with my mum and dad (sister moved out a few years before we moved). My parents used to argue quite a lot but i thought that was generally normal for parents. One day...
    ilovepieyum ilovepieyum 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    Soulmates

    My mom and her best friend came out when I was about 11. And I'm honestly proud they are together! They started off married to men, but my mom divorced when I was about 7 and her girlfriend divorced her husband about 3 years later and a while after that they decided they...
    bella32091 bella32091 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    My Upside Down World.

    When i was 6 my dad left my mum for a man, she burnt my house down and tryed to kill herself inside. I first lived with my dad and his partner when i was 9, i hated it. All i had ever wanted was to be 'normal' i went into a state of extreme anger that lasted until i was 14. I...
    moata moata 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    Gay Parents

    When i was 6 yo my dad and my mom got divorced. Before that there was always a woman"wendy" who as i though was a really good friend of my moms. After the divorce they were together alot more often. They stayed together tilli was in about 7th grade and then they stopped hanging...
    allgood420 allgood420 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    Very "Untraditional" Family, But Loved.

    I'm am 25 and I was raised by two Women, My biological mother and her partner. She had a relationship with my father for 9 years but that's before I was born and the only hetero relationship that she has been in to my knowledge. My father is older than many of my friends...
    kerithegreat kerithegreat 26-30 Mar 28, 2013

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    Depression.

    When i was 6 years old, my parents divorced. My mom and I moved away and i haven't seen my dad since. On my 9th birthday, my mom told me she was gay, and Miss Marble, the lady who came over almost every day, was her partner. On my 10th birthday my mom gave me an invitation..to...
    2good2be4gotten 2good2be4gotten 16-17 3 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    My Life Depresed

    I was born in a place that was relay small, but everybody knew everybody. My life was good and my father was always there just like my mother. My family was really close and i was the first born, this was exciting, I started off the young generation. after awhile...
    crazpink crazpink 16-17 2 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    Proud Child Of 2 Dads

    Unlike many of you, am not legally adopted by my dads nor am i a child to my dads through the "usual ways". Partially because of my country... I came to my dads through a long journey. Somehow, i just love them and i decided to be their child. It's not something that my society...
    uniquelyZ uniquelyZ 18-21, F Sep 8, 2013

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    Teens Of Gay Parents

    Hi I don't have a story to share but we are interested in what you have to say about growing up with gay / lesbian parents.  If you would iike to be part of en educational documentary about this please get in touch. Here's what were looking for and what we aim to do. many...
    donnakay1 donnakay1 31-35 Jul 28, 2010

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    Raised By Gay Parents?

    Hi guys! I'm working on a project that is looking for teens who were raised by gay parents. Are your parents in the LGBTQ community? Do you have siblings who are also gay? If this sounds like you, and you're between the ages of 14 and 20, we would love to hear from you! Let me...
    nikkitcasting nikkitcasting 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2013

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    Foster Care

    I was moved into foster care when I was about 12 and I moved in with my brother into a family with two dads. We had known them for a while and they fostered children because obviously couldn't have their own. I really like them and it isn't awkward at all... the only time it is...
    giffgaff2 giffgaff2 22-25, M Dec 16, 2012

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    Raised By Gay Parents

    My sister and I came from different ***** donors who were gay. Our mother had an artificial insemination. Raised by my mom and her spouse Jane (who is transgender, a woman who acts and feels like a guy but doesn't go by a male persona) and two gay godfathers who are an...
    SlalomPickup324 SlalomPickup324 26-30, M Dec 2, 2013

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    I Love You, Day

    Shortly after becoming pregnant with me, my mother began to date women rather than men. She started seeing a woman named Alice and eventually moved in with her. They decided that they would raise me together. Alice chose my name and was at the hospital with my mom the day I was...
    harleyrene harleyrene 18-21 Sep 19, 2012

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    I Am An Adult Child Of Gay Mom, Straight Dad.

    My mom sat me and my brothers down one day, and told us she was gay. I was about 11yrs old. My mom's partner(s) never took the other mom roll. My dad, married the woman he met at the bar, who he cheated on my mom with, and she bacame my 'step mother' for the next 18 yrs. My mom...
    Balancebeam Balancebeam 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    Its Not That Great

    I have gay parents. I spend most of my time at my best friends house. I hang out with her Dad cuz I never had one and he is this awesome guy. My friends Dad is a lot like Charlie from Twilight! I cried when I read about Bellas father in the books and in all his scenes in the...
    nankitty nankitty 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    Growing Up In The "Gayborhood"

    My mother met her partner of 20 years while they were both attending a Christian university in Dallas, Texas. I was born seven years later, the product of artificial insemination. When I was young, I knew my family was different, but to me, it seemed normal. I didn't know...
    BoundPrincess84 BoundPrincess84 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    Love Is Hate

    I was raised by gay parents who always told me love makes a family and love is all there is and the only thing that makes them gay is love. Well that was a lie cuz I learnt that gay is a sex orientation. They might love each other they might not but the one thing that gays do is...
    nankitty nankitty 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    What A Life

    I HAVE A GAY MOTHER SHE HAS BEEN GAY SINCE I WAS 7 YRS OLD I AM NOW 18 ALMOST 19 HER GIRL FRIEND GETS ON MY NERVES SHE THINKS SHE MY MOTHER I CANT STAND HER BALDHEAD *** ME AND MY CUZIN CALL HER THE BALDHEAD DIKE MY MOM KNOWS MY FAM DONT APPROVE OF HER BEING GAY BUT SHE DONT ARE...
    QueenBeeTrina QueenBeeTrina 18-21, F 13 Responses Oct 9, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Today I was at the eye doctor to get my contacts and there was this gay guy who worked there and my mom was like gay gay gay like she kept saying it in our language trying to get...
    HaddyT HaddyT 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Growing up I felt like a prisoner in my own home. The only time I really ever left the house was to go to school or to go shopping with my parents. Whenever I tried to do something...
    dokkyo dokkyo 22-25 2 Responses Jul 13

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    When I was around 11- 12 my parents told me and my three years younger sister the were going to seperate. I have never cried more than I did that day. But I am kind of glad they...
    PleaseFindMe PleaseFindMe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I'm 18 and I have a girlfriend of 1 year. Even with this, my parents still limit the amount of time that I go out. A few months ago, my parents would only let me see my girlfriend...
    anibalmango anibalmango 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 15

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    They say having strict parents will discipline your kids for the better. But despite what my parents said I still went on with my life doing horrible and regretful things behind...
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I woke up this morning feeling worse than I did yesterday. I haven't talked to my fiance about any of this and I really want too. I worry that he will dismiss my feelings and tell...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    My parents separated in the late summer of 2006 when I was six, probably the worst time to split up as it is around about the age where you start to notice other people's feelings...
    natasha2607 natasha2607 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Warning: Extreme Ranting ahead I recently turned nineteen, I have been unofficially fired from three jobs, can't drive, can't cook, can't wash, did I mention I happened to fail...
    LiesandLace LiesandLace 18-21 1 Response Jul 17

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    Money does something to people, it changes them. I saw my family break apart piece by piece because of it. It was Not even greed. My family owned a small restaurant and it didn't...
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jul 5

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    Luckily, I have had it a lot better than most kids with divorced parents. My parents are still friends, I get to see them whenever I want, plus double holidays!
    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I have two deaf parents and I am caught between two worlds. I don't belong in either one...communicating with my parents frustrates me when I get used to talking to hearing people...
    gabbyxox gabbyxox 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    My parents are a pain in the ***. I am so ready for college so I can be on my own and live life. I'm not allowed to date. I can't have a boyfriend, where would I even meet one. I'm...
    Randi97 Randi97 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I am currently reading a book about controlling parents and how to deal with the past. It is helping, but I am emotionally stuck. Part of me feels that I am being over dramatic...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today, I feel sad. I continue to think about my childhood and how my life could be different if I were raised differently. Maybe I wouldn't have such anxiety problems or I'd be...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I ******* hate my parents, making me go to my moms and **** when they know I hate it here.
    ahoyitsbailey ahoyitsbailey 16-17, F Jul 4

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    My parents are really strict and almost never let me do anything but when they do i go all out and go crazy lol 😆😋😂
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    My parents divorced when I was 3. My grandparents also divorced and I hope I either get it right the first time... if you know what I mean, or never marry. This is definitely not a...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 2 Responses