Category Archives for Coming Out

I always knew I was different…

I always knew I was “different.” I just couldn’t pinpoint what about me was different from my friends. I didn’t enjoy going out drinking, getting boys… I was just always told that it was because I was a good girl who did her homework and took life and school work seriously. When my friends had […]

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I was CLUELESS I was a lesbian until I met my partner…

God has uniquely created each one of us to be who he intended us to be whether we are gay, straight, white, black, crippled, deaf, blind, rich or poor. We are children of God and we all deserve to be treated as one without judgment. I can only hope and pray, as I do every […]

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I knew that there had to be others out there like me…

When I was first coming to realize and trying to understand my sexuality, I didn’t know who to turn to. I knew that there had to be others out there like me, but it took a long time to be OK with seeking those individuals out. I am in a somewhat unique situation in that […]

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I was always more of a tomboy than a girly girl…

From a very young age I was always more of a tomboy than a girly girl and looked more like a little boy, a cute boy though and I was always drawn to my female teachers especially the beautiful ones and always acted out or gave the boys and male teachers an attitude. I always […]

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I have had so many struggles throughout my life…

I’m a 27 years old lesbian, and when I read that Chely Wright had made a website for the LGBT community, I just had to join. I read Chely’s book ‘Like Me’ for the first time a couple of months ago, and I was just truly touched, and since then I have read it at […]

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In high school a rumor was started about me…

In high school a rumor was started about me in my small town school that I was a lesbian. At the time I didn’t know anyone who was gay, much less think that I was myself. Never the less, I was called names, threatened, had people attempt to run me and a friend over with […]

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Some of my friends believe that I am having a midlife crisis…

“Freedom’s just another word, with nothin’ left to lose..” I have found myself in a very precarious place in my life. Some of my friends believe that I am having a midlife crisis. I’m not sure they are wrong. I am doubtful about my job, my career. I am doubtful about where I want to […]

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I have now discovered the real me…

I have been a heterosexual all of my life, and have now discovered the real me. Having been married twice before and still not finding satisfaction, I recently realized that it was because I’m a lesbian. I’m now in a wonderful relationship with a woman that feels completely natural with no desire to go back […]

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My story began when I heard of the Reutger’s student…

The most recent part of my story began when I heard of the Reutger’s student committing suicide as well as the other most recently publicized deaths of gay kids. I, up until now have taught for about 25 yrs closeted. Last week I made a shortlist of teachers I would come out to because I […]

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