Sorry, Kid. Don’t Want You. You’re Gay.

Or bi, or questioning, or trans, or queer, or lesbian, or something else that “doesn’t fit”.

Coming Out Late? You Are Not Alone

William Dameron came out later in life, thinking he was alone in his feelings. Now, he interview the editor of an anthology full of stories about men like himself.

Princeton Freshman Overcomes Football Slump With Two Simple Words: I’m Gay

Other players have come out later in their careers. Mason Darrow is starting out with a message: “You can be gay and play Division I football.”

I Tick Every Macho Box. How Could I Be Gay?

A rugby player found himself confronting more than one stereotype in his own mind as he struggles with coming out.

Call for Submissions: Back to School – Out in the Halls

Jr. high, high school, college, trade school, any school can be challenging for gay, bi, trans*, and queer folk. We want to hear your stories and advice.

13 Tips They Don’t Tell You When You Come Out

On his 13th coming-out anniversary, Anthony Romeo shares advice about sex, selfies, and NOT second-guessing yourself.

When a Gay Man Loses His Dad Before He is Able to Tell His Truth

Ade meant to tell his father the truth before he fell ill. His dad never recovered and now Ade finds he sacrificed his authenticity for the promise of a temporary connection. Here are his thoughts and feelings.

Words of Hope for a Young Boy Who Is Gay

“I’m homosexual and I’m afraid about what my future will be and that people won’t like me.”

A Woman Is More Than the Sum of Her Parts

Siobhán Lynch says Elinor Burkett’s complaint about Caitlyn Jenner becoming a stereotypical woman doesn’t add up.

What Kind of Gay is OK?

When Albert came out, he discovered that people have very clear ideas on what kind of “gay” is acceptable.

I Still Want to Have a Family. It’s Just Going to Look Different.

Just before his 26th birthday, Carlo came out to his Catholic family. The reaction was not what he was expected.

Mom, Dad, I’m Not a Lesbian

Gay-friendly does not always mean trans-friendly, which made his second coming-out hard for Jude.

How a High School Wrestler Came Out to His Homophobic Coach

Wrestling is serious business at Don Bosco. So is coming out to your coach, especially when he’s also your dad.

When Your Family Thinks You’re a Failure

Coming to terms with being gay is hard. Sometimes, all we have are ourselves, but sometimes that’s all we need.

Call for Submissions: Why Did You Come Out?

It takes courage to share something about yourself you’ve kept secret. We want to know why you did it.

What to Do When Your Friend Comes Out to You

3 simple ways to be supportive when your friend tells you he or she is gay.