Tag "Coming Out"

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7 Celebrities Who Came Out as Straight

2018 is the year of coming out, and it’s not necessarily just for the gays anymore! While a straight person confirming their heterosexuality is definitely not the same as a

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IT SHOULD BE LOVE UNCONDITIONAL

I came out to my mother two months ago. The aftermath of that was a wrecking of our relationship, a pulling apart of our closeness – something that surprised me

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Opinion: Coming Out Can Be Lonely

Queer people learn all the lessons our heterosexual counterparts learn and then some; not because we want to be burdened with extra work, but simply as a consequence of our

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Your Coming Out Should Be Their Loss, Not Yours

To commemorate the National Coming Out Day, which is today October 11, here is something from a KDian.   I never really had that coming out moment with the expected

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Nollywood And The Homosexual Nigerian

I came out to my colleague some weeks ago. From the first day we met, we had a connection, and that connection quickly led to a fast friendship. She studied

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“YES, MOM, I’M GAY.” The Truth That Was A Long Time Coming

“My son, are you a gay?” That was the question I both expected and didn’t see coming from my Mother. In the recent past, whenever people asked me the question:

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“Love Conquers Hate.” The Part 2 Of Kenny Brandmuse’s Tell-All Interview

This interview continues from HERE. * Tell us about life as an HIV-Positive gay Nigerian. Even though HIV is not a badge of honor for anyone, it’s been listed as

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A Mother’s Choice To Love

In a Facebook update, Bunmi Tella talks about the woman she was as a born-again Christian and the woman she later chose to be. Check on it. * When I

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“How Could He Know He Was Gay?” The Ridiculous Question That Came After The Suicide Of The 9-Year-Old

Reports came to light a few days ago about a 9-year-old boy from Colorado, Jamel Myles, taking his life because of anti-gay bullying from his classmates. His mother, Leia Piece,

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 17)

LESSON 17 From the chapter, ‘Same-sex Relationships Are A Choice’, HK says: “I used to think that coming out was unnecessary. Like, why do you have to explain to anyone