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 don’t want to call cuz it’s not that big of a deal. So, here it goes: I was raped and molested once that I can recall when I was 5-7 y.o. by my next door neighbor, and then when I was 9-15, by my step-dad. So, I was just wondering: is that why I...Kristin, 17, WasaliaAK
A few months ago, I told my parents I was Bi. My father was okay with it, and I think he actually loves me more for it…but my mom, well...I think she hates me. She looks at me like she wants to spit on me. I feel like I've let her down with something I...Lana, 16, WA
I've known that I have accepted myself being bi for about a year and I've come out to my aunt. Then she told me that being anything then hetrosexual was a mental illness that should be cured and know she won't talk to me. This has made me feel extremely...Sam, 16, ND
I have a nephew that is cutting himself. He told me, and I tried to help him the best I know how. I told my mom and dad who talked to my sister about what he is doing. My nephew asked my dad if his medical insurance would pay for therapy and said he was...Tamey, 24, DickinsonND
OK, I’m gay and came out to all of my friends. They took it well and are really happy to have a gay friend. The problem I have is that I so want to come out to my parents too, but when the right moment is there I just can’t do it. I’m afraid of coming out...Jose, 16, HoustonTX
Dear TravorWhat can i do to help my friend. He is 18 years old and gay. He is suiciidal. This is the second time he almost kill himself. I keep talking to him but it doesnt help him. I dont know what he going to and what is he problem. Iam scared of his...Anthony, 22, FL
I'm not here to ask you a question but to thank you, because so many people are confused and worried about who they are. It's a wonderful thing that you can help people out. I have gay friends and I see how it hurts them to be bashed upon. In return, it...Tiffani, 16, FlagstaffAR
I have known that I am gay for quite some time now, and being a senior in high school just makes everything worse. I haven't told anyone about me but have a feeling some people may suspect it. Seeing all my friends in relationships makes me depressed. I...dan, 17, TX