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...
Hi, I found this website after watching "Jack and Bobby." I have skimmed through a few Q&A's and found them to be very helpful.
I enjoy intimate relations with men however I have not accepted myself as being gay. I have supportive friends,...Andros, 20, VancouverAK
I'm scared of what could happen if I call a helpline number. My parents hate me. They tell me that practically every day. Sometimes it is like I live each day just to know the pain of tomorrow. Well I'm tired of doing that. I don't know what needs to be...Tina, 15, MO
I feel so alone. A couple of people applied for a GSA at our school a couple months ago but it was refused because the Christian Youth Club wouldn’t allow it. I don’t know who applied, but I wish I did so that I can interact with others like me. Are there...Kyle, 17, MPKCA
My name is Caitlin. I am 15 years of age and I live in Washington. I think I am in love with another girl, and have been for a long time. Every time I get near her the pangs of loneliness and an odd constricting feeling around my heart comes. It's been...Caitlin, 15, WA
I'm really having a difficult time being in the closet, but I'm afraid to tell anyone about being attracted to other girls. If I tell my friends, I fear they'll reject me and I'll be known in school as “the gay one,” and that my parents will find out and...Lost In Transition, 13, RI
I was wondering if there were any places that could help me, and then I heard about you. My problem is that I would like to find some friends that are like me. I am gay and I have to tell every one I’m bisexual to make them happy. My mom thinks it is...David, 16, Point PlesantWV
I have a big problem. Lately, I have been more open about being gay, but I have also been feeling really sick. One night I was almost crying about it because I thought I was going to go to hell when I die. I even dropped out of some of the classes because...Nathan, 17, MI
I have many friends, but lately I’ve been feeling alone. Why? Because it seems so hard to find other people in the same position I’m in. I was wondering: how can I find other gay youth like me?Abby, 15, DetroitMI