How a High School Wrestler Came Out to His Homophobic Coach

wrestler_don_bosco

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

2653175663_bf1faa46d0_z

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?

why_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

What to Do When by wellcast

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

Someone Tell Me That I’ll Live: On Murder, Media, and Being a Transgender Person in 2015

MTI4NDA3NzE0MjExNTk5NjM0

The article confirmed what I had already known for about a decade: I was doomed to a nasty, short, and miserable life.

The Coming Out Books Don’t Prepare You For This

driftwood_mitch_kellaway

When Mitch Kellaway came out to his girlfriend, he hoped for support. He didn’t imagine what she would actually be willing to do for him.

What Happened When This Man Came Out to His Devout Muslim Father

driftwood_khalid

” ‘To Khalid, the boy, the man, the poet, the scholar.’ ”

Empire’s Jussie Smollett Shatters Stereotypes and Says ‘There Is No Closet’

Jussie Smollett no closet Ellen

The actor, whose character broke stereotypes by coming out as gay on the hit FOX show Empire, is sick of people asking whether he’s gay.

Looking for Love as a Single Gay Dad

azul_sgd_driftwood_2

After Azul comes out to his wife – it turns out she’s gay too – he learns how to be a single dad. And then he goes to a coming out group.

I Just Came Out and I’m Not Gay

Coming Out

Every single one of us has the opportunity to “come out” whether we are LGBT or not; here’s why…

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming Out

wish-knew-coming-out

A young man named Adam learned there’s more to coming out than saying the magic words.

Let’s End the Bad Blood Policy

bad-blood-policy

Seth Thomas looks at one of the many stories behind why the MSM blood policy needs to change…and one man fighting for that change.

A Gay Dad Sounds Off On the Abuse and Lies in TLC’s “My Husband is Not Gay”

husb not gay 1

TLC launched the sensational “Not Gay” show about “same sex attracted” men marrying straight women. Media focused on the plight of the men. Rob Watson thinks the real focus needs to be the damage to the women they married.

Twins Coming Out as Gay to Their Dad is Captured in Raw Emotional Video

tumblr_nd7e7qOZZY1s4a14to1_1280

The Rhodes Bros, You Tube video personalities started off 2015 by being open with their viewers — and their dad. They captured the emotional exchange with him on video. Here it is.

This Muslim Dad Shows Us How To Accept Your Gay Child

MC201

Sayed sets an example for how To respond when your child comes out of the closet.

A Gay Dad Comes Out, “There’s Nothing Left in My Closet”

3264388215_f363fc82bd_z

Over a year ago Robb, a dad and pastor, came out as gay. Here are his thoughts now after time has gone by and he has nothing left in his closet.