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Your coming out stories #2

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 […]

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I wanted to come out on my terms — a breakup from hell (8 min read).

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Your coming out stories #1

“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 […]

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Sad yet hopeful. My coming out story.

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 […]

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Sam Smith’s Gender Pronouns Update Is What Our Community Needed

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 […]

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[Participate in our survey] What are your best and worst dating app stories?

Share with us your best and worst stories from Grindr, Tinder, Scruff, Hornet etc. Anonymously or not.

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Threatened To Be Outed At The Age Of 15

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 […]

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Holidays in Anti-LGBT destinations?

54% of you said no. Reading all your thoughts I kept coming across the following keywords.NOs: safety, money, no support, unwelcome.YESes: educate, support, solidarity. Some of us were made brave to explore the seas and the stars, to take risks and challenge the world. Some of us were made cautious to make plans, ensure we survive […]

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The “Coming Out” That Made Me

Disclaimer Exclamation Marks are personal stories within QuestionMark. Alternatively, I would have called them “Stories that made us or broke us”. This one took place years ago in a small village in northern Greece. I will do my best to stay as original as I can and to share everything I remember. Let’s start with […]

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Should companies join Pride?

Yes, they should! But also, no, they shouldn’t. Your opinions Should corporations participate in Pride parades? Are they supporting or exploiting the LGBT community? It is not about the brand, it is about the people who work for the brand. Apple has a presence in every Pride where they have offices and then some, but […]

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Do Fetishes Have a Place In Our Pride Parades?

Your opinions only Intro from Mike. In this post, I haven’t included my opinion but only your answers. Make me happy by subscribing to the future blog posts. The “Yes” ones I think they do, pride is all about celebrating our sexual orientation, sexuality and for some, a huge part of their sexuality centres around fetishes. So why […]

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Are we being exploited?

A community, a movement, and the games of profit. Exploitto make use of meanly or unfairly for one’s own advantagee.g. exploiting migrant farm workersSource Who is trying to exploit the LGBT community? 34 of you replied: Some of your opinions Is the exploitation of the LGBTQ+ community a thing? Are there perpetrators that try to take advantage […]