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’m 17 years of age and have already been through so much: deaths, rape, molestation, bullied, tormented, beat up, emotionally brought down, neglected, and left lonely. I feel completely destroyed. I only have a few select friends and they keep hurting me...Outsider, 17, Clinton townshipMI
From the time I was 12 until just a year ago, I had been in a relationship with a girl that I really loved, and until last month we continued to have sex. We had our ups and our downs, but we thought we could get through everything as long as we were...Heather, 16, NY
Ok...here we go! Now, I have known that my sexuality is different then others since, oh like…ummm, I was 8??? But I’ve always thought myself bi, not full out lesbian. But I’ve been dating guys for the past two years and I have no more desire 2 be with a...curiosity screams, 16, BostonMA
I think I'm gay. I've decided to be discreet my whole life. I know it's gonna' be hard and all but I really want to have a family. I want to love a wife and our children. But right now, I think I'm falling for my friend. I don't know if he's gay or...Jack, 16, NewportCA
OK, here is the deal: I’m gay and I have a boyfriend who is bi. We love each other oh so much, but I need help because I have never really been in a serious relationship like this before. I don’t want to mess up and lose him...I need advice on everything...Slink, 16, Cedar RapidsIA
Hello, I have a huge problem. To begin with, I'm having a really hard time accepting me. I know that I am gay or bi but it's just so hard and I don't know what to do. No one knows and I'm tired of having this double life. Now, I have this horrible crush...Sebastian, 20, CA
I'm transgender and I want so desperately to come out to my family, but I'm worried about how it might affect my younger siblings. They're 16, 11, 8, and 7 years old, and I know that the youngest wouldn't really understand. I'm not afraid to tell my...Neill, 18, Fort WayneIN