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 gay and only a couple of my online friends know. I realized I was gay around my 14th birthday and it took me until I was 16 to accept it.
I have a weird crush on one my online friends and feel like I am in love with him. I found out that he is in a...Christopher, 17, AR
When I first started high school I got very good grades—up until last fall. I met this girl who does drugs and she got me to try marijuana. I lost all my good friends, everyone who cared about me, because of what I had been doing, like skipping school and...Kayla, 17, IL
I had problems in the past that made think about killing myself. I told my friend about this—that I used to be suicidal—and she flipped. Now everyone is calling me a psychopath! Is there some activity I can do to help with this situation?Sierra, 13, TampaFL
I have this friend who is always saying she wants to kill herself and hurt herself. It scares me that she might actually do something one of these days, and I don’t know what to do about it. I really care about her. What do I do, Trevor? Please help.jessi, 14, FarberMO
For the past 3 years I've been suicidal. I cut for a year, but then it all stopped for 4 1/2 months when I met this guy—he became my boyfriend. Now we're broken up and I’m back to having these thoughts again. I’m really scared ‘cuz they’re stronger than...JL, 16, SK
I am bi…or so I think I am. I have a boyfriend who I barely see. All the friends I care about have turned their backs ‘cause of bad influences. Nowadays I feel lonely because there is no one I can express myself to. I can’t even express myself to my own...Issak, 18, New YorkNY
I came out to my mom, and now she hates me because of it. She says that she feels like she lost a son. The rest of my family are homophobes and I know they will hate me when I come out. What do I do?Hated, 14, CT