Category Archives for Personal Stories

I have known that I was gay ever since…

Q: what do i do? I have known that I was gay ever since the 5th grade. I was grown up in a christian family and my mother and my siblings are openly against gay people. In fact she told my siblings and i that if we ever dated people of the same gender she’d […]

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My daughter came out to us in her senior year of college

Q: My daughter came out to us in her senior year of college. Crying and Crying I asked her if she was sick, or had cancer and when she finally could speak and said she was gay, both her father and I just said “Thank goodness”. Soon after she graduated she move to Berlin Germany. […]

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I’m scared to come out

Q: I’m scared to come out. I’ve struggled the last few years dealing with acceptance of myself, understanding, denial etc. You know how it is. But I’ve reached the point where I can’t keep it inside anymore; this secret is eating away at me and I’ve become so aggresive and short tempered with people. My […]

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My father made me feel like there was something wrong with me

Added May 12, 2011 I am 42 and transsexual. I was born male, but knew as early as 2 years old (if not sooner) that I should have been born a girl. When I came out to my mother (August 2010) she told me that told me that she remembered when I was 2 years […]

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I feel a little lost, I am unsure of where my life will go

Added May 12, 2011 I am a 43 year old lesbian from Canada. I am single, still …lol….which at times is ok, but sometimes it’s lonely. Gosh, this is a little hard for me, not sure where to start. (I hope I don’t make mistakes in my English writing, for I am bilingual, French and […]

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I am suffering a crushing depression not being myself

Added May 12, 2011 I am a 33 yr old woman, who thought something was wrong with her. I have never been a person who dated I have only ever been with 3 men, but I didn’t enjoy the experiences, so I made the decision either consciously or unconsciously to focus on my career. But […]

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I hope one day I’ll be able to come out and be honest

Added May 12, 2011 I am a singer/songwriter. I have kept a secret from the world I am a “Damn Liar” and I’m “Broken” I have lied. I am gay. I am so scared to come out. I am so afraid of rejection. I don’t want to be turned away. I am so afraid to […]

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My hope is that someday, we’ll all be free to marry

Added May 12, 2011 When I was young, I thought my same-sex attraction was simply wanting to have the body of the other guys I saw. Later, I realized who I was and wanted to hide. And later still, I came to accept me and love who I chose, regardless of social expectation. That is […]

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Bullying started at about age 8

Added May 12, 2011 Well I am a 30 female from Kansas. I have been overweight my whole life. So the bullying started at about age 8. As I grew up, my own family members would call me “Shamu The Whale” at the pool. That has caused me to really doubt who I was as […]

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I was criticized for being me

Added May 12, 2011 After a 12-year relationship, my partner decides to secretly reconnect with friends through FB without mentioning it to me; often times there were 5-6 hour text sessions. And with several people, but one in particular that she was not FB friends with – and looking at her phone records (that she […]

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