Browsing All posts tagged under »Coming out«

First Reactions

May 26, 2015


Actual reactions to me coming out to friends and acquaintances. – Are you sure? – When did you decide you didn’t like girls? – Do you like Mariah Carey? – Don’t you want children? – Do you think I’m cute? Am I your type? – I love Jean Paul Gaultier! – So are you the […]

Back In The Closet

October 7, 2014


I came out to almost everyone I know between the ages of 18 and 21. I don’t remember that time as being especially difficult or particularly freeing, though I am fully aware that it was a defining period for me. After the initial phase of coming out, I adapted a new rule to simplify my […]

On Dependence

November 22, 2012


I met Y about 4 years ago. He’d had quite a tough few years. His father had found out that he was gay, and decided that the only way to cure that would be to lock him up in his room for 2 months, with no access to anybody. For 2 months, Y lived at […]