When I came out to my best friends, they all had different reactions: One said, ‘It was a phase,’ another was completely surprised, and the other, boy, she asked a lot of questions, but they were pretty happy with having a Bi friend, so yay!

July 24th, 2017  

When I came out as bi to my best friend today, I was super nervous. But once I did he was just like, oh cool. So I feel good, really good now! 😄 (bisexual/13)

July 19th, 2017  

When I came out to my gay cousin as a lesbian, I sent him the coming out song by Ally Hills. He never replied but since then we make a lot of gay jokes together.

July 18th, 2017  

When I came out it was about a month ago to my best friends. I’ve known them since 1st grade for one and 3rd grade for the other. One of them, who is pansexual and a demigirl, was super cool about it and told me that she was happy I told her. My other friend didn’t seem to like it that much. I’ve since been talking to her less but I’m still happier than ever. Leah/Bi/12

July 13th, 2017  

When I came out as a lesbian my mom said, “I know. Knew before you did.” I’m so happy. (Ashley, 17)

July 12th, 2017  

When I came out it was today at a class party and I said to 3 friends that I’m bi. One of my other friends already knew and helped me bring the news. They took it very well and I feel like a huge weight has been lifted. (Male, bi)

July 11th, 2017  

When I came out as a lesbian to my cousin, he came out to me as gay. Now we are both out and proud to each other!

July 10th, 2017  

When I came out as a lesbian, my mom was accepting but didn’t really believe me because she said I was “too young” (I was 14, 15 now). She’s been much more accepting over the past year though. My dad was completely supportive and told me he even considered himself bicurious. I’m probably gonna come out to some of my extended homophobic family this summer because I’m tired of hiding it from them and can’t stand being in the closet any longer.

July 5th, 2017  

When I came out I lied and told my mom I was bi (I’m a lesbian) because I figured it’d be easier to handle. Since then my mom has done everything she can to get me to like boys more than girls. She’ll never know the truth.

July 3rd, 2017  

When I came out I was 12 and it was to the boy I had a crush on. I passed a note saying I was gay and also saying I liked him. He accepted it very well and soon the whole school knew and MOSTLY everybody accepted me.

June 30th, 2017