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 help. One of my teachers is constantly making anti-homosexual remarks during class. To make it worse, he assigned me the seat that is right next to him and won't move me. I wanted to change out of his class but you can't switch classes without a...Steve, 16, CA
I participate in an online chat site where people of all ages from all around the world participate. There is a “Life Issues” forum where people can ask for help about their life. How can I help others who are posting questions and statements about...Jenn, 14,
I feel like I’ve hit rock bottom in my life and just can’t explain it all. I’m bi and I don’t know how to tell my mom and friends, especially the girls. What if they don’t like me anymore? I'll be the laughing stock of the school.Laelae, 12, ToledoOH
Hi...I'm a lesbian and have known that for about a year now. I have a beautiful girlfriend and she asked me to prom. I'd love to go but I'm not out to my parents yet. I'm pretty sure my dad would be fine with it, but I don't think my mum would be. She's a...Tricia, 15, WoodstockGA
Well, I'm a lesbian and have been since I can remember. My problem is that I have a lot of friends that are girls, but it always seems like I want more from them. Recently my friend got with a boyfriend and I started acting all stupid around them. I don’t...kat, 15, CA
I have known that I am gay for about a year now, but I'm not ready to come out. The problem is I don't know anyone else that is out. This is annoying because I would really like someone to talk to about it and possibly even a girlfriend or something. But...sarah, 15, MA
I've been wrestling with my sexual identity for about 3 years now. I spent the first year wondering "Why am I gay?" and hating the world. I spent the second year drinking, smoking, doing drugs, contemplating suicide and getting arrested. After...Falcon, 17, Marine CityMI
My best friend's mother referred me to your website and I was very curious to see what your project is all about. I recently came out to my parents, and it broke their hearts. I want to change who I am so badly for them, but feel that that isn't the right...Erik, 18, ValenciaCA
I have a problem that seems to get bigger every day...I have a boyfriend and I love him very much but everyone else thinks he’s no good ‘cuz he used to say that I was an overdramatic bitch. I don’t care about that ‘cuz, truth be told, I am. My...nicky, 15, reynoldsburgOH