Even though my family knows I am bi, they still don't get that it is painful to hear them describe unwanted things as "gay", or calling people that they don't like as "fags".
sneak, 17, CACA
It is incredibly hurtful when our loved ones don't support us. Their non-support can come in many different forms. It can be outright rejection, refusing to acknowledge who you are as an individual, or using a part of who you are to refer to others in a negative light. It's hard to imagine the pain you must...
I need to know if there are any LGBT meeting groups close to my area besides Montrose in Houston, because that is too far for me to visit right now. I'm feeling really lonely and discouraged. There seems to be no one in this town who...Jacqueline, 23, The WoodlandsTX
So...I think my family hates me. It really isn't surprising anymore though. Ever since April (when i started cutting myself, got my first girlfriend, came out to my friends and close family, and tried killing myself) my parents have been acting...well......Christina, 14, BurtonMI
I am not sure if my aunt kicking me out of the house is a high priority or not but she is and right now I have no where else to go. I have no real money and no car and I have bipolar major depression so I really don't know what to do. She chose her...Yami, 21, UticaNY
My family is Chinese, which isn't exactly great if you're gay. I came out to my parents just over a year ago, and they didn't believe me - they said it was a phase and I would grow out of it. Ever since, they've conveniently...J.R, 17, SacramentoCA
Hey, My name is Shane, and I was born a girl. My mom hates me for my feelings about being transgendered, and when I bring it up, she tells me she's sick of hearing about it. I hate my mom, but I would atleast like her to recognize...Shane, 12, ExcelsiorMN
I don't have a question, but as a parent, I would like to thank you for what you stand for. I recently lost my oldest son, whose name happens to be Trevor, to suicide. He left us in April of this year. He was a sailor and was on his...Kay, 43, FulshearTX