Extracurricular activities

Should I ask her if she’s bisexual?

Should I ask her if she’s bisexual?

Question asked by Kyla (14 years old woman from Philippines, Philippines)

Question answered on August 21, 2010 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Bisexuality, Questions

Hi Kyla, It is tough to figure out what other people are thinking. It can be even harder to interpret their actions. You mentioned that you are bisexual. Do your friends know this? This girl might be nervous or curious. Being a teenager is a tough time. Perhaps this ... Read more.
I don’t have many chances to talk to boys, but maybe I prefer girls?

I don’t have many chances to talk to boys, but maybe I prefer girls?

Question asked by Leonie (16 years old questioning woman from Ireland, Ireland)

Question answered on May 12, 2010 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Discovery, Questions

Hi Leonie Thanks for coming to us with your question. I understand that going to an all girls school can limit the interaction you experience between other boys of your age. Do any of the immediate friends you mention have any brothers close in age that you get along with ... Read more.
I asked her to hang out but I’m scared of rejection.

I asked her to hang out but I’m scared of rejection.

Question asked by KIM (17 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on February 6, 2010 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Bisexuality, Questions

Hi, Kim! The fact that you were upset knowing she was upset may indicate many things, the big ones being a) That you care for her, in a way that goes deeper than lust. b) That you still view her as a friend, and are naturally upset, and c) That you are a compassionate human ... Read more.
Should I tell these girls I like them?

Should I tell these girls I like them?

Question asked by Tega (13 years old woman from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on January 1, 2010 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Bisexuality, Questions

Hi Tega, thanks for writing to Alterheros with your question. Telling someone that you have a crush on them is always a pretty intimidating and scary thing to do! The fact that you are crushing on girls that may or may not like other girls definitely adds to the stress and ... Read more.
Finding other gay guys without going on 18+ sites

Finding other gay guys without going on 18+ sites

Question asked by Travis (16 years old homosexual man from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on July 24, 2009 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Dating, Questions

Hi Travis, Thanks for submitting your question to Alterheros. Meeting other people who share your interests and find places to make friends that you connect with and have fun takes some effort, and creativity! Sometimes it can be a bit of a lengthy process to find a good circle ... Read more.
Where can I meet other teens to date?

Where can I meet other teens to date?

Question asked by julie (13 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on June 2, 2009 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Dating, Questions

Hi Julie, Thank you for your question. This must be an exciting time for you, but perhaps also a little frightening? A little lonely? It seems from your question that you are searching for like-minded GLBT (gay-lesbian-bisexual-trans) teens to date and perhaps also to just talk to. Unfortunately I do not know where ... Read more.
How can I meet other gay teens in my area?

How can I meet other gay teens in my area?

Question asked by Guy Humphrey (17 years old homosexual man from United Kingdom (Great Britain), United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Question answered on April 23, 2009 by

Sorted in Extracurricular activities, Dating, Questions

Hi Guy, thanks for your question. Being young and out is never easy, now teens sometimes feel ready to come out of the closet and start dating at 13 and 14 years old! When you're a young teen it's sometimes difficult to find others your age, lot's of stuff is off ... Read more.
Will Black Jocks Ever Come Out?

Will Black Jocks Ever Come Out?

In November 1991, Earvin “Magic” Johnson came out on the then-popular Arsenio Hall Show. Came out as a straight person, that is. Days before, Magic had admitted his HIV status to the world and retired from basketball (for the first time). With the world still reeling from the shocking announcement, the Lakers star with the […]

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Out and Proud Athletes

Out and Proud Athletes

For further information on the following Out and Pround atheletes, we suggest you visit www.Outsports.com Eric AndersonTrack coach and researcherNicknamed “Gumby,” he is an openly gay track coach in Southern California. Wrote “Trailblazing,” an autobiographical account of his coming out as an openly gay high school cross country coach. Anderson has done extensive research into […]

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Gays in Sport

Gays in Sport

Sport is likely the most homophobic institution in America. It's more homophobic than the church, and considerably more homophobic than the military. While we know of hundreds of gay priests, and thousands of gay military servicemen, we know of only a handful of openly gay professional athletes. It is commonly understood, and rightfully so, that […]

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