Tag "Self Acceptance"

Kito Stories 22 Comments

BREAKING FREE

Right from a young age, I was effeminate and thought that I wanted to be a girl. I was very expressive in my effeminacy, and in many ways, I think

Editor's Desk 6 Comments

COMING OUT IS SOMETIMES JUST THE BEGINNING

Coming out can be an incredibly freeing thing to experience. All those expectations that are placed on your life by family and friends, the lies you tell to thwart suspicion,

Dear KD 25 Comments

Dear KD: How Do I Get Rid Of My Homosexual Sex Drive?

EDITOR’S WORD: When I received this Dear KD request for help, I struggled with my resistance to post it, because to be featured on Kito Diaries, we regard self acceptance

The Happenings 1 Comment

Ricky Martin Says He Cried Like Crazy After Coming Out – And Has Been Happy Since

Coming out was a life-changing event for Ricky Martin. The Puerto Rican singer discussed how not facing his gay identity took a toll during the Livin’ la Vida Loca Tour,

The Happenings 5 Comments

Dwyane Wade’s 12-year-old trans daughter Zaya has an incredible lesson for us on self-acceptance

NBA star Dwyane Wade recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show where he spoke about the moment his daughter came out as trans and asked to be called Zaya. A

Editor's Desk 13 Comments

THE STRUGGLE WITH THE “NO” YOU SAY TO MARRIAGE

There is nothing like a wedding in the family to remind elderly relatives of the unmarried status of the younger ones in the family. There is nothing like the impending

Our Stories 20 Comments

AT THE END OF MY BREATH (Part 2)

Previously on AT THE END OF MY BREATH… * “My name is Dillish. And I’m gay.” After I said this, I took a moment to observe the reaction from the

Our Stories 15 Comments

AS A BISEXUAL. . .

As a Bisexual I would keep to time. I would not mix seasons like two unrelated potions, just because “I can drink anything”. I would not translate my flawless identity

Kito Stories 19 Comments

HIS COMING OUT STORY (Edition 9)

My life took a new turn when I turned 18, due to an experience that changed my life forever (This story will be told another day). I resolved to be

Our Stories 31 Comments

THE FIRST STEP IS TO TELL YOURSELF THE TRUTH

Last year, I was following the #HowIResist campaign, and I remember going through some of the declarations and seeing myself in the words of all these people who were contributing