Coming out

Coming out

Coming out

Question asked by Nick (16 years old homosexual man from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on June 20, 2005 by

Sorted in Coming out, Questions

It is already a great step that you admitted to yourself your attraction to men. In that sense, you're already out of the closet. Coming out to your family, friends and peers may seem like the scariest thing you ever did in your life, but keep also in mind that it ... Read more.
Accepting homosexuality in non-metropolitan regions

Accepting homosexuality in non-metropolitan regions

In general, people are often forced to fit a certain category in order to be socialy accepted. People who show differences sometimes suffer from prejudice. Some have to live a double life, hide from their peers and have trouble accepting their difference. Homosexuals know well how this feels, especially in regions located far from urbanized […]

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Can you give me advice on being able to come out?

Can you give me advice on being able to come out?

Question asked by James (19 years old homosexual man from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on April 19, 2005 by

Sorted in Coming out, Questions

Hi James! Thanks for your question. It particularly affected me since I graduated from Dawson College in 2001. Yes, admitting or being comfortable in your sexuality is difficult at first. Deciding who you are or choosing to identify with a certain “label” is not for everyone. I liked my experience at ... Read more.
Interview with a dyke fag

Interview with a dyke fag

How does someone, who used to be a lesbian, end up being a gay male? Coming out can be hard for anyone, but as our interviewee tells us, the level of difficulty and confusion increases when struggling to understand both gender identity and sexual identity.

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A broken child

A broken child

Being he father of a son who is gay,
Made me take the time to write this
If you look at your child
Just look at him or her as your child,
And not something that you do not fully understand
You will see that this child is your son or daughter
You will see that nothing has changed in them
What is changed is you the mother or father
Not your child
Remember this they are the same children,
That you loved the day before they told you

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OUT at the ballgame?

OUT at the ballgame?

Could this be true? Am I day dreaming? A major league baseball game, between the Toronto Blue Jays and Montreal Expos, where celebrating Pride will be encouraged, not silenced?

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Mom and Dad, merry Christmas I’m gay

Mom and Dad, merry Christmas I’m gay

Christmas holiday season is back! A time of festivities and happiness… but wait… there is a catch! What would happen if it is you (yes, yes, you, the gay/lesbian of the family) who would introduce the man/woman of your life to all your family? What would happen if your family simply do not know you’re gay or lesbian? Is Christmas a good time to tell? Let me explore this a little…

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Out of The Shadows and Into The Light

Out of The Shadows and Into The Light

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my lifetime, it’s that nothing goes as planned. As such, coming out didn’t happen at all the way I planned it. It was a typical story: get Mom, Dad, and my sister together, and do it in person. The same went for my friends. I’m sure you’ve already guessed that that’s not how it went.

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June 4th: National Fight Against Homophobia Day

June 4th: National Fight Against Homophobia Day

Montreal, June 4, 2003 – It was a day well-anticipated, one that the Foundation Emergence had prepared for sometime – the first National Fight Against Homophobia Day. The first of many to come since the Québec National Assembly will soon declare the first Wednesday of every June to be devoted to this day. This day included an official opening ceremony, followed by a press conference and a gathering where significant researchers provided insight into their studies.

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Why Me?

Why Me?

If there is one question which most gay men probably ask themselves the most is the ‘why me?’ question. At first, its always like hey, wait a minute I want to have kids, I want to be a family man, Why can’t I be that? why should I be…

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