greek-god-of-hair said: I came out of the closet when I was 16. It happened in a heated argument with my father, whom I look up to more than anyone. We had argued over money, he told me very harshly, "you don't have to put food in the table for five people and a roof over their heads!". Never to be outdone, I remember screaming, "Well, you trying being gay!". I immediately clapped my hands over my mouth in horror. My father stopped and began to cry. The only words I made out while he hugged me hard were I love you.

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forever-classy-not-trashy said: I got outed by my aunt last night to my parents.. My mom barged into my room and was mad at me that I didn’t tell her, and told my friends first and also my aunt. Like fuck bitch if it was easy to tell you I would have ! Atleast she excepts me for me and still loves me but she has no right to be pissed, and my aunt had no right to tell her. I’m beyond pissed right now but also relieved.

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thepainenthusiast said: My ex boyfriend from high school who is also gay and two best friends Bella and Shelby knew I was gay before anyone else. They helped me work up the nerves to tell my mom, and she told me she just wants me to be happy. Months later I told my father that I'm a lesbian, and all he could do was tell me how wrong it was, that i needed to change, and gossip about me. Now, much later, I have an amazing girlfriend and am out, happy, and proud.

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henrickaye said: Mom already knew I was gay, she just had to get me to admit it to myself. Oh and she also knew about my pending atheism. My mom knows a lot about me.

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Anonymous said: i came out to my parents by saying "I have a girlfriend", i didnt put a label on it, but they were fine with it and wanted to meet her. Coming out to my best friend was hard, ide told some other people before her just so i could work up the courage. She was 100% okay with it but she was so upset about how late i left it and that i didnt tell her first. 1 year later and all the school and friends know, and ive never gotten any hate from it. i feel amazing

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sam-star-struck said: When I first came out as pan,I was nervous cuz I didn't know how people would react, so I first told my friends I was pregnant. They're actually believed me for 10 minutes til I finally said "guys, I'm joking, I'm pan" they were both about to kill me. But hey accepted right away. But my family still haven't come to terms with it so I don't say anything, but it hurt. So I surround myself with friends and back away from my family. Even though my family can't accept, I'm happy for once in my life

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confused-procrastinating-writer said: I just came out to my parents yesterday, and their reaction was mixed. They are both very religious, so they had a lot of questions, but I was expecting that. My dad's in denial right now, but my mom is being INCREDIBLY supportive. Although they don't like the fact that I am gay (mainly because they believe it's going to make things a lot harder for me), they want me to be happy. And I think that's the most that I could have asked for.

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Anonymous said: My mum took my phone from my room which had an argument with my ex girlfriend and a conversation with my current girlfriend. She asked me why I hadn't said anything to her and I told her that it was because I was afraid. That was the summer of 2012. I no longer live with her and she's cut off all communication from me.

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Anonymous said: My mum cornered me and made me tell her what was up with me and so I blurted that I was interested in girls and she freaked out and questioned me for hours. I wasn't prepared at all and I felt so vulnerable.

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Anonymous said: The first person I came as bi out to was my twin sister when I was 11, because I had a massive crush on a close friend of ours and I was tired of hiding it. It took me about an hour to get the words out and when I did, she looked completely horrified. She said it was just a phase or a "girl crush" and we haven't brought it up since.

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