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Learning the word “Asexual”

“It wasn’t until I was 21 that I discovered the word ‘asexual’. Before then I’d constantly put off thinking about sex and relationships because whilst I was pretty certain that I was attracted to both men and women, I was attracted to them in different ways and neither of them sexual so my thoughts and […]

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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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Your coming out stories #1

“I was 17. I felt like I wasn’t connected to my friends because of my secret. I decided I needed to do something about it. I felt quite confident that my friends would understand me but it still was scary. I asked all my friends individually to join me for a late evening walk in […]