When I came out to my best friend in 7th grade as bi she took it very well. Soon after I told the the rest of our friends. One of them told me they were bi too. I still haven’t told my family and it’s been 3 years, mainly because they are very religious. One day I hope to have the guts to tell them. (Chloe’, 15, bi)

June 12th, 2017  
 
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When I came out, I was already in a committed relationship with my girlfriend. Everyone knew (even my gf’s parents) about us except my mom. So yesterday, I decided that it was the right time and when I told her she said that she also already knew and was just waiting for a confirmation from me that it was in fact true. I’ve never been this free.

June 9th, 2017  
 
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When I came out it was to my best friend. She was completely fine with it and then she came out a biromantic to me right after! (13, abrosexual, female)

June 2nd, 2017  
 
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When I came out to my roommates, I asked them if they knew anyone who was homophobic. I knew they weren’t but just wanted to steer the conversation in that direction so it wouldn’t be so random when I finally told them. They said no and asked me if I knew anyone who was and I said, “I hope not because I’m bi.” I must’ve caught them off guard or said it super quietly because they asked me again, so I repeated myself. They just said, “Okay” and proceeded to talk about why McDonald’s fries are the best.

June 1st, 2017  
 
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When I came out I left my parents a note in front of their door, knocked, and hid in the bathroom. My dad read the note out loud, found me, gave me a hug, and told me to clean my room.

May 31st, 2017  
 
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When I came out it was not planned. I came out very, very young, like… 10 1/2. I came home from a Girl Scout trip to Sky Zone and I burst into tears. I was very nervous and I had known for a very long time so I just told them and they responded well. The next day I came out to my class and most responded well.

May 30th, 2017  
 
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When I came out, I was at therapy. My mom was there with me. I was so nervous she got me a glass of water. After I said it, my mom told me she already knew. She would accept me, but I’m not allowed to transition until I move out. (13, FtM, Asexual)

May 29th, 2017  
 
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When I came out to my best friend we were talking about a wedding she went to and I asked if she’d still be my maid of honor if I’d marry a girl. She looked a little confused but said, “Of course” and hugged me. Still have to come out to my parents though.

May 26th, 2017  
 
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When I came out for the first time in real offline life, it was to my college friends. They were talking about how flamboyant some LGBT people are and they were getting kinda homophobic, so I got a bit angry and I just said, “Guys, but actually I’m gay…” When I realised what I just did, I started shaking, but they didn’t even care and they said that they understood not all of us were like that. I felt like I was freed from a really heavy weight. I still can’t believe it was that easy.

May 25th, 2017  
 
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When I came out to 3 of my closest friends, I had tried to all lunch break but we were always surrounded by other people so I took two of them apart, along with two friends that already knew, and I just blurted out: “Guys, I’m not straight”. They were super chill with it and we discussed it very casually. I told the other friend when she joined us and she got super excited and came out as bi to me, and told me she knew at least 5 other LGBT people at our school. My week got gayer and gayer after that. (16/F)

May 24th, 2017  
 
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