Coming Out Stories
From powerful narratives to insightful advice pieces for coming out, here's everything you need to know about this important step in every LGBTQ person's life.
Can A Relationship Succeed When One Person Isn’t Out?
I lived a double life.
I’m Here, I’m Queer, And I’m Tired Of Coming Out All The Time
In a heteronormative world, everybody is straight until they express otherwise.
No One Ever Thinks I’m Bi, And Damn, It’s Frustrating
It’s taken years, but I’ve finally learned how to deal.
Please Don’t Call It ‘Coming Out’
I wasn’t hiding anything.
Caution, Body Work Ahead: My Dating Journey As A Trans Man
I had to open up without scaring people off.
An Open Letter To Straight Men: My Bisexuality Is NOT A Fetish
I like girls, too. No, I don’t want to have a threesome.
To The People We Loved Before Coming Out As Queer
The love we experience in the closet is just as meaningful as the love we experience out of it.
A Holiday Survival Guide For Newly Out Queers
Bring your out-and-proud self back to your hometown.
What It’s Like Using Tinder When You’re Queer And Highly Religious
I’m attending seminary and am on a dating app.
How Denying My Bisexuality Ended In A Lost Love
I kept telling myself that our relationship was platonic.
I Hooked Up With Men For Five Years Before I Understood I Was Bi
You might not have that big “aha” moment.
Putting “Bisexual” On My Dating Profile Changed Everything
When it comes to matches, quality far outweighs quantity.
What It’s Like To Date As A Demisexual
I can’t sleep with you if I don’t feel for you.
Bi Girls Don’t Have To Pick A Side — But It’s Okay If They Do
Plus, it would be better if there were no sides at all.
What It’s Like Explaining Sexuality And The Gender Of My Partners To My Parents
You’re Ready For Your First Queer Date. Now What?
Lessons from a decade of experience.