I was 19. “A Tuesday afternoon in October. I was on the way to college. I still remember the sweat beating down my back as I stood outside the black iron gates of Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. My mum would ring me and simply as the question “are you gay?” It was as easy as […]Read more "Your coming out stories (Part 2)"
“I knew for sure that I was gay at 13, after binge-watching Queer as Folk (both the UK and US versions). In 2nd Year Art, I told three close girlfriends and they were completely supportive. One of them was that stereotypical straight white girl and asked me the MOST awkward and inappropriate questions. Although they […]Read more "Your coming out stories (Part 1)"
I was asleep when my mum woke me up softly. Tears were running down her face. She looked confused. “Come to the living room, please. I don’t want to wake your brother up”. There is no right time for people to learn you are LGBT. There is no wrong time, either. People are rarely prepared […]Read more "Sad yet hopeful. My coming out story."
Sam Smith has reportedly updated their pronouns to “their/them”. That happened a few months after they came out as gender non-binary. This is of great importance for our community and Sam Smith as well. Sam probably the most famous person requesting to be addressed with the singular “they” pronouns them/they. The singer’s power will shed […]Read more "Sam Smith’s Gender Pronouns Update Is What Our Community Needed"
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We don’t need to know why people are not ready to come out. We have to be able to let them be. The setting I was 15 years of age. To an outsider, I was living a boring life in a dull village in northern Greece. On the inside, I was living a life in […]Read more "Threatened To Be Outed At The Age Of 15"