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I Want to Hear Your Coming Out Story

This is a group for those to share their stories about coming out and letting people know who they really are. Whether about sexuality or Gender issues. 1,781 People

    I was texting with my dad

    and I mentioned that I was invited to be in an LGBTQ fashion show. He said "are you LGBTQ?" And I said "more or less." And he said "which one?" To which I replied, "B" and his answer was "you can't throw a stick without hitting a bichick these days." He then when on to tell me...
    ksnaps ksnaps 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2014

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    Sunilmhtbio Sunilmhtbio 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Just My Little Story...

    Well.... Im out now but it was a long journey... My mom died in January of  2008 0r 2007 (wow cant even remember that) but it affected me in more ways than one. Even before my moms death i was looking at guys and of course gay ****. I looked at it and thought nothing of it...
    tomtombear tomtombear 16-17, M 11 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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    I want someone to come out to me

    so that they can inspire me to come out myself too.
    Minniebeeb Minniebeeb 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2014

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    I would like some advice on coming out

    as a semi crosdresser, I like to wear tights/pantyhose, leggings, skirts and female underwear, I have a wife and family but I'm sick of having to hide it, my wife knows and is fine with it but how do I approach things with younger members of the household?
    steff72 steff72 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    I am 13, in primary school (stupid Australia) I

    know you will think I am too you got know my sexuality,but I am not I felt this way since I was 11. I was sitting at a table with a group of friends and starting asking if they accept homosexuals. Here is what they said, there's names are B, TA, T, M and A. A"if they told...
    monster04 monster04 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    I knew I like the ladies at an early age.

    I hid it for 32 years. Through my catholic grade school years, public high school, and even through my college years. I wasn't questioned about it until my college years. I ended up dating men on and off then. Being gay wasn't as accepting as it is now. So, I hid it. I wound...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 26, 2014

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    When I was younger, my parents always

    encouraged me to tell them things. They were supportive of me no matter what, but "confessing" that you're a lesbian is never an easy thing to do. I told my mom on accident in the car, on my way to guitar lessons. "So, any guys you like?" "No." "Male celebrities?" "No." "Anyone...
    Nighttimetalks Nighttimetalks 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    3 weeks ago today I finally told the first

    person I was gay, my best friend. We were at school and were walking to class when he looked at me weirdly and said, “Is everything ok?”, I bowed my head down a bit and said, “I have something I need too tell you”, him still looking at me he laughingly said, “What...
    HappyYikes HappyYikes 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    My experience was not what I had hoped for.

    I wasn't planning on coming out, it just happened. I was driving in the car with my mom when I was 19 and we were just making small talk. Then the subject somehow turned to birth control. She told me I should start taking it and I told her I don't need it. She was almost...
    frames64 frames64 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8, 2014

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    How My Parents Found Out About Me...

    (June) This was during 2013 summer and cross country just started. I started going to all the practices & had just met this guy (he was 20). We've been talking for a month so we took it to the next step. After every practices he would pick me and we would go to a park and walk...
    Johnnyboy1796 Johnnyboy1796 18-21, M 7 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    My Expierience Of Coming Out

    i am bi. one year ago, i told my roommate that i was bi-curious and he took advantage of me. i was the bottom. i had to suck his and one of his friend's dicks or he would blackmail me with my sexuality, this went on for awhile and then, i just left. the staties brought me back to...
    thehippy69 thehippy69 18-21 6 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    Married Father Of 3, Now A Single Gay Dad Of Adult Children

    After 24 years, my wife and I divorced last winter, after Chritmas. Over the last two years I discovered that repressed homosexual feelings were very real for me. I am now living my life as a gay man and have a loving partner. I have no regrets about being true to myself. Who I...
    KickTheBox KickTheBox 56-60, M 4 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    My Coming Out Story...

    I came out this past summer to my immediate family in July, and then everyone else the first week of September. It took me 6 years to finally accept myself for who I was, and I felt like sharing it with you. I started noticing I found guys attractive in the locker rooms, my...
    jbar291 jbar291 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    About a year ago I came out to my brother,

    in the middle of a discussion / argument. He was shocked, literally left speechless and open mouthed. Although, at the time, he said I was still his brother over the next few days his conversations with me were a little stilted. It was obvious he did not want to talk about the...
    runtom runtom 56-60, M 5 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    Ah coming out story .

    .. Such fun :) I was 14 when my parents found out. A month later I arrived home to an empty house with a note: "We have moved." Haven't seen them since. :)
    Inpuov Inpuov 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 26, 2014

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    All throughout high school,

    I always knew there was something different about me. All my girlfriends had boyfriends and all were talking about how they had hit second or third base with a boy and me... Not so much the thought of going out with a boy never crossed my mind and kissing one? Nope! I was happy...
    Sunshinegal4u Sunshinegal4u 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well, this will be about coming out to my mom.

    I first came out to my best friend in 7th grade (who is transgender). He immediately accepted me and we became inseparable. After that, I slowly started coming out to more and more of my friends as I gradually accepted me for the true me. Late one night this year, I remember...
    cammieboy6788 cammieboy6788 16-17, M 4 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    I said in my last (also my first) post

    that I would say in a different posts my experience with coming out. On the whole, it went OK. The first person I came out to was a close friend of mine, Harry. It was at a friend's birthday party. We were all at the beach and I mentioned that the pattern a plane made as it...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Embrace It

    I wrote a previous story on here telling about how a sleepover with my best friend (a girl) turned into an all-night makeout session. Well, shortly after that memorable sleepover I began to really think about that night. I really enjoyed kissing my best friend, and I kinda...
    Mitzidarling Mitzidarling 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    Me My Gay Self

    I knew I was gay back when I was 14 and I came to friends when I was 14 I came out to my sister when I was 15 but I was scared to come out to my parents when I was 16 I told my mom and surprisingly my mom didnt have a problem with it she said she knew I was gay only problem boys...
    Jannisemichael Jannisemichael 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    I sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter.

    Ever since I was a boy I dreamed of soaring over the oilfields dropping hot sticky loads on disgusting foreigners. People say to me that a person being a helicopter is impossible and I'm ************* retarded but I don't care, I'm beautiful. I'm having a plastic surgeon install...
    PapaFranku PapaFranku 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Ok, so I posted before about how I was

    terrified of coming out. I finally did it today and so I'm going to tell you guys my coming out story in hope it helps some people. I was 13 or 14 when I found out. When I found out I definitely wasn't straight. I thought I was bisexual, but the didn't seem right. At the time...
    RainbowsandKittens97 RainbowsandKittens97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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    I told my sister first

    and she was like, "Oh, well that's not surprising at all." And I told my mom afterwards and she told me she loves me no matter what and that if I want to date girls I'm allowed. Sooooo basically I don't plan on coming out to my friends cos they're all homophobes.
    alexisbatmann alexisbatmann 16-17, F Jan 2

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    This is a story about 2 best friends

    that became One. Love is agape, unconditional. Imagine 2 straight guys falling in love. That's what happened to us. At our first meeting we clicked and talked for a while. Wednesday and Fridays were our days to hang out, circumventing our girlfriends. They were jealous and...
    EmotionalPhilosopher EmotionalPhilosopher 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Why This Group Is Here

    Hi, I'm Blasphemous Angel, sometimes I'm just called Angel or Blas.   I created this group to share some coming out stories so younger people and/or people that are just coming out can hear other people's stories.    I don't want this JUST to be about...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 26-30, M 15 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    I’m Gay!...........

    ......Wow, okay that was easy. If only coming out were really easy. I wonder how straight people come out. Oh wait, they are just born that way. So are the rest of us, except we will struggle for years over feelings we have; feelings which confuse us and maybe we don’t want at...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 11

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    My mom kinda already knew I was attracted to

    girls when , in middle school, she got ahold on my facebook inbox and saw me basically pour my heart out to a girl. She said I could do whatever with whoever, just have enough respect to not do anything in the house. That was 7th grade year and from then until around the begging...
    Tk5eva Tk5eva 18-21, F Jan 2

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    borderlinecassandra borderlinecassandra 16-17, T 1 Response Jan 29

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    I'm a writer, and I've always been better at

    wording things on paper. I knew from a pretty young age (like probably eight) that I was attracted to my gender as well as the opposite. My best friend at the time was over one New Year's and I decided as a resolution to tell my mum that I'm bisexual. I was probably like twelve...
    LifeIsAChoice LifeIsAChoice 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    Thinking about coming out to the general public

    about being bisexual...A little worried about it because im probably going down south next year for college and id rather not be hated. Anyone have stories to share about coming out?
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    I told my mom and brother I was bi,

    they were just like okay. And then my mom said she loves me no matter what. And then we all lived happily ever after. :D
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    18 Long Years

    I'm an eighteen year old gay boy who came out in April of 2012. My story is long because I have known that I was gay almost all my life but I will stick to the main points. My first experience was in second grade with another boy. I was confused for a long time until around fifth...
    deleted deleted 22-25 11 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    My Full Story Is...When I Was Actually Five I

    Started Liking Guys And Girls,But Guys More,I Know,It's Crazy.But Ever Since I've Acted Different.As I Got Older Like In 4th Grade I Would Get Picked On By Guys,They Would Always Say Im Gay.But Up In Till 6th Grade I Really Thought It Was Time To Come Out,But It Wasn't.Do In 7th...
    ToniBruh ToniBruh 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 10, 2014

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    I am a panromantic asexual,

    as well as transgender, and I haven't come out yet, but I have a pretty good idea of what I'm going to do. I'm sick of being depressed all the time and hiding just about my whole life from everyone. Tomorrow, just as I'm leaving my house to get on my school bus, I'm going to...
    XDraconianX XDraconianX 13-15, T 2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    I'm not fully "out" but I'll tell anyway.

    I've had this friend for a few years, and we kinda stopped talking until around June. We've talked almost every single day since. A few months ago I was like, "well, I know she's ok with it, and she trusts me and I trust her. Oh what the hell" so I told her that I have something...
    sturmgewher44 sturmgewher44 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    I came out as Asexual to my dad.

    .. and I thought he accepted me at first. But then three days later he kept asking "how can you be Asexual if you haven't had sex? you're just not ready yet." Finally I turned and I told him "No, I'm not ready to have sex. I never will be. I don't like it, and you're going to...
    PowerpuffGirlButtercup PowerpuffGirlButtercup 18-21, F Oct 19, 2014

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    So it was Thanksgiving

    and my really close cousin Jack (who's gay) brought his boyfriend. We always have Thanksgiving with my grandmother and her kids (my dad, Jack's dad, my aunt, and my other uncles). My grandmother and most of my family is really old fashioned and a total Bible thumpers and they've...
    kittentoes kittentoes 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    I told my parents I was gay

    when I was 16. I grew up in a very Mormon household so it didn't go over well. My mom told me she couldn't deal with me going to hell, and my dad threatened to shoot me. The next day, I has an appointment with LDS Family Services for straight conversion therapy. I was bounced...
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M 9 Responses Mar 21, 2014

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    I came out to my acting class a couple months

    ago. I'm not a very trusting person so I thought maybe I should really start to try. I had to write a personal monologue about an event or experience. I decided to write about discovering I was a lesbian and I was scared to present it. There were only 7 people in my class but...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F Nov 26, 2014

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    My coming out story is pretty normal nothing

    too drastic but not all rainbows and ponies. The first person I told out of my family was my older sister. The reason I told her first was because I knew she would of accept it and she did. The second person I told was my mom. It was kinda awkward when I told her. I didn't...
    deleted deleted 22-25 1 Response Apr 14, 2014

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    I came out to my family my freshman year of

    high school, everyone at school already knew at this point so I figured might as well. So me my mom and sister were in the middle of watching that 70's show where Eric's lab partner comes out to him and kisses him so I just blurted it out and ran away. My mom followed me and I...
    AngelWings90 AngelWings90 22-25 2 Responses Jan 27

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    My coming out has been a strange experience.

    I had never had any girlfriends, and I only properly knew I was gay when I was about 14 (I only really found out about this kind of stuff until I was about 13, because I was socially completely clueless in every way, but that's another story altogether). I ended up hiding my...
    DrCeasium DrCeasium 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    Royboyg Royboyg 16-17, M a week ago

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    I'm out to all of my school friends,

    a cousin, and my mum. Most of them (except one friend and said cousin) took it really well. Wbu?
    iveneadlev iveneadlev 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I came out as a bisexual on St.

    Valentine's Day, 2014, when I was a Junior in high school. Ever since about seventh grade, I've thought that I've felt a certain attraction to guys. However, growing up in such a hetero-normative society, it took a while for me to be able to accurately and comfortably define...
    kvlthead kvlthead 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    I loved girls from the age of 5 - I used to

    adamantly ask my mother why I couldn't marry one. After a while (boring story), I came to terms with my gayness. I must have been 15 (13 when I realised I liked girls). I told my mother expecting her to be fine with it, when in reality it's far more complex. She doesn't believe...