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  
 
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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  
 
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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  
 
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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  
 
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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  
 
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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  
 
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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  
 
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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  
 
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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  
 
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When I came out it didn’t sit so well with my mom. I figured that she would be more understanding than my dad, and she’s liberal and agnostic, but she sort of got confused, I think, and imagines I just don’t like girly things. Since, she’s brought it up only a few times, usually to make sure I haven’t told anyone (I’ve told lots, she just doesn’t know). Fortunately, my dad started talking to me about this nonbinary person on NPR and said that while he’d never thought much about these identities before, he was cool with them. I think I have a chance of understanding with him! 🏳️‍🌈 (Nonbinary AFAB, Gynephilic)

June 29th, 2017  
 
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