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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. 2,100 People

    I had a relationship with a guy in college.

    he would call when he needed a booty call. one night he left a message on the machine asking me to come over and take care of him, but he used graphic language describing what he wanted me to do. my female roommate got the message first.
    Therealjason Therealjason 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    This is not MY coming out story,

    even though i plan to come out VERY soon. It's my best friend'a story. This actually happened yesterday lol. I was at his house, in the living room, with him and his family. He suddenly blurts out, "Mom, Dad, I'm straight." His parents looked SO confused and he then screams...
    OmNimnom OmNimnom 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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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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    TheFreeSpirit TheFreeSpirit 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, M 15 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    Royboyg Royboyg 16-17, M Feb 27

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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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    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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    Me and a friend were sitting alone at lunch one

    day. The conversation drifted over to sex and sexuality. I decided I trusted her enough to say that I'm bi. She looked very surprised and said "No.Way." Then she was quiet for about a second. I was nervous, my heart lurched. Then she laughed and yelled "Me too!" With probably...
    TK1153 TK1153 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16

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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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    After Months of thinking about coming out to

    the rest of my family and backing down at the last moment - I came out to my youngest brother a while back (see earlier post) . I sent the following text to all my brothers and sister. (Background: married to Trish for 28 years, everyone assumed that we were the perfect couple...
    runtom runtom 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 9

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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 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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    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 26-30 11 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    It wasn't voluntary by any means.

    I was hanging out with a "friend" in 7th grade; for the purposes of this story, let's call her Jane. She was the only person who would talk to me at this awkward point in life, so I spent as much time as possible talking to her. On one particular day, we were telling each other...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    So I am in a sense bi.

    although I do prefer dating men because my past relationships with the same sex- females- tend to get a bit complicated because they want to be with ex's or lose interest and such. anyways, my story is pretty much this, I had this friend and she was really awesome. she decided...
    easterbaby88 easterbaby88 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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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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    My coming out story was around 2012,

    I didn't tell everybody like if it wasn't anyone's business but if anyone were to ask I'd say yes I'm bisexual, but I ended up coming out through a poem on my Facebook, like it wasn't a status but those side poems you can post on your profile, and it described how I looked up to...
    PleasureOverMatter PleasureOverMatter 22-25, M Apr 4

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    Sunilmhtbio Sunilmhtbio 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Sexuality: Demi-Skoliosexual Romantic OR:

    Cupioromantic Gender: Demigirl and Genderqueer. I had to come out as the following, so I went about it as coming out all at once. I'm not quite sure why but it felt right. So, my grandmother ( Who I currently live with) was upstairs cleaning and I asked her if I could tell her...
    camaridoubledari camaridoubledari 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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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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    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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    (PLEASE, TAKE THE TIME TO READ THIS AND RESPON,

    FEEL FREE TO ADD ME AS WELL). December of 2014, i told my mom that i had something really. important to tell her, i toldher that i wanted to go home and talk to her. She got in the car and started to ask me what was wrong, she pressured me into telling her before we arrived. So...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 11

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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'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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    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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    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 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 26-30 1 Response Apr 14, 2014

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    It's a new day after all Sun rises,

    calm wind and cold air Still thinking my mistakes Even though I slept already Things haven't change I am still nervous of what will happen In my life.
    Manofsorrow32 Manofsorrow32 18-21, M Apr 18

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    RylandGay RylandGay 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 18

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    I can't remember how old I was exactly,

    but I remember telling my mom her bed that I think I liked girls and she was totally fine with it, as well as my family, I cannot speak for my peers and have had to deny my sexuality, or hide it completely out of fear. BUT here I am today bright as a rainbow :) I consider myself...
    lostndelirious lostndelirious 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    borderlinecassandra borderlinecassandra 16-17, T 3 Responses Jan 29

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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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    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 18-21, M 11 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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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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    My story's not very exciting.

    About three and a half years ago, I went into the living room where my parents were and I said, "I'm dating someone, and it's not a girl." I remember mom immediately looked furious and said, "Are you saying you think you're gay?" This was followed by about an hour and a half of...
    CasvalEarth CasvalEarth 22-25, T 1 Response Mar 26

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    Once upon a time, I came out.

    Nobody cared. Everyone was cool with gays and lesbians... Nobody was surprised even in elementary school. I got older though, no it wasn't a phase but after bad break ups and dating exes exes I noticed relationships weren't as serious as they were in middle and high school. No...
    LionLady1 LionLady1 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I came out at seventeen in 2004 during the Sept

    2004 campaign my senior year of high school. During the Bush Kerri presidential campaign. Hearing in media bashing the SS couples how Bush wanted to make constitutional bend on SS marriage. He won on that I believe. I first came out to parents my mom and didn't talk to me for 6...
    GreekJerseyGirl GreekJerseyGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Just wanna hear yours some could be funny some

    could be painful. I don't really wanna come out just want it to be something like out of nowhere not sitting down and all awkward not me but I really want to know how you did it or how u are planning it
    FerrarixD FerrarixD 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 17

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