When I came out, it was to my best friend after she told me that she had a crush on me. She said that she was happy for me and has been nothing but supportive ever since. A week later, I came out to two other female friends. I live in the Caribbean and our society (as well as my family) is conservative, religious and highly homophobic so I’m not in a hurry to come out publicly. One day, I’ll tell my parents and maybe my extended family. (17, Male, Gay)

August 3rd, 2017