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 am pretty sure I’m gay but I don’t know how to tell my parents. How can I do that because I’m scared what they might do because they are a little prejudice against gays and lesbians all that stuff?
Brandon, 15, PhiladelphiaPA
I’m an avid cutter. There are a lot of things going on in my life. My boyfriend and I are fighting a lot, my family is falling apart and it seems like I am the only one that notices. No one understands the anguish, the suffering, the despair and...Dazed and Confused, 19, KissimmeeFL
I just came out to my mom that I am a lesbian. She is Christian and it didn’t really go so well. She told me it was a sin and that I needed to go see her pastor so he could guide me to the right path. I refused to go. Ever since then she has...Kris, 15, WynnewoodPA
So my boyfriend is bisexual, but when he reads books relating to homosexuality, he says that it makes him feel really depressed/sad. What kind of advice can I give him to help him know that he is perfect the way he is?Ali, 18, LA
Last year I went to camp and for some reason I felt the need to be different, so I mentioned I was bisexual. I don’t know why I did but I did. Then the people at camp asked me how I knew and I made up a story saying that I met someone at Girl...Robyn, 15, AtlantaGA
Ok, hi my name is Dariien and I know for sure that I am bisexual. All my friends know but I just can’t tell my mother. Can you give me any tips on how to let her know because I am extremely paranoid and scared to tell her?Dariien, 15, BrooklynNY