I customized a lesbian Pride flag to say, 'I love my lesbian daughter. We were just chilling one day when I told her that I had something to say, and I told her that I was gay. A few days later, she called me over, and when I arrived at her place, she'd baked a rainbow cake for me. A few people were over.
"Coming out" stories of gay and lesbian young adults
Glen Weldon. IFC Films hide caption. The process of coming to terms with one's sexuality varies widely, depending on the individual — it can be scary, invigorating, heartbreaking, life-affirming; usually it's some complex combination of those feelings and more. What does not vary in the process of coming out is the fact that it is a process. It has a timeline, and not necessarily a smooth one. It's marked by fits and starts, denials and avowals, fraught conversations in somebody's car, the fear of rejection and, hopefully, the relief of acceptance.
Happy National Coming Out Day! Today is a celebratory day, but it can also be anxiety-inducing or downright uncomfortable — as coming out often is. In honor of this day, some members of the them. Cheers to this queer life. Tyler Ford , Deputy Editor.
Home Gay stories. We all have a different story to tell, some happy, some sad, some downright tragic…! But it's what instantly unites us in our awesome LGBTQ family and helps us form a unique bond with each other.