coming out

Coming Out In A Sea Of Homophobes

I didn’t have one of those coming out moments that involves hugs and tears and “I love you no matter what,” though that did come in time.

I didn’t have one of those coming out moments that involves hugs and tears and “I love you no matter what,” though that did come in time.

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What To Do When Your Kid Is Struggling With Their Sexuality

I’ve shared my struggles in navigating when your kid is struggling with their sexuality, at the end of the day, this is my daughter’s story.

I’ve shared my struggles in navigating when your kid is struggling with their sexuality, at the end of the day, this is my daughter’s story.

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My (Unusually) Happy Coming Out Story

I was afraid of what coming out publicly would do, but I knew I needed to come out to my family first. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

I am incredibly fortunate to have had such a positive coming out story. I know that and am thankful for it every day.

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Why I'm Coming Out As A Bisexual Woman

I experience male and female attraction differently — though neither feels any less “natural” than the other.

Chipping away at the problem of bisexual erasure starts with living truth out loud.

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My 10-Year-Old Daughter Came Out At Pride. I'm Proud, But Also Afraid.

“I know what I am now. I’m pansexual.” Image: Pixabay.

Moments after this big reveal, as I sat with the knowledge that I was the mother of a queer daughter, we heard about the man in Los Angeles being stopped on his way to Pride with guns and bombs, and I suddenly realized that my daughter was now one of the millions of people at risk because of vile and unreasonable hatred about non-straight sexuality.

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My 10-Year-Old Daughter Came Out At Pride. I'm Proud, But Also Afraid.

“I know what I am now. I’m pansexual.” Image: Pixabay.

Moments after this big reveal, as I sat with the knowledge that I was the mother of a queer daughter, we heard about the man in Los Angeles being stopped on his way to Pride with guns and bombs, and I suddenly realized that my daughter was now one of the millions of people at risk because of vile and unreasonable hatred about non-straight sexuality.

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On Embracing LGBTQ Labels In The Face Of Anti-Queer Violence

As a queer Latina, this news hit me on multiple fronts. Image: Ana Larazzy/Pexels.

I’m not straight, but I often feel like a queer outsider. And I know I’m not the only one. Just a few days prior to the shooting, a fellow queer mama who is also married to a man came out on Facebook to let the world know that just because she is with a man doesn’t make her any less queer.

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On Embracing LGBTQ Labels In The Face Of Anti-Queer Violence

As a queer Latina, this news hit me on multiple fronts. Image: Ana Larazzy/Pexels.

I’m not straight, but I often feel like a queer outsider. And I know I’m not the only one. Just a few days prior to the shooting, a fellow queer mama who is also married to a man came out on Facebook to let the world know that just because she is with a man doesn’t make her any less queer.

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I'm Bisexual: 10 Q&As For Confused Family And Friends

Rebecca Shamblin

There was never a lightbulb moment in which I realized, “Hey! I’m bisexual!” I actually spent several years with a growing sense that something about me wasn’t quite the norm.

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I Wish My Friends Would Have Asked If I Was Gay

The worst part was that I didn’t feel like I could talk to anyone about it.

When I told my friends I was gay, the majority of them said, "I knew it! I kept wondering why you wouldn't tell me." But they never made me feel like I could.

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