Kayley and Tiara Coming Out Story

"its important to live out loud and show others that love has no gender, religion or race."

As a couple in the Midwest, the process of coming out doesn’t exactly have an end to it. From family members to coworkers to new friends, coming out happens often.

When growing up, Tiara didn’t necessarily have to come out to her family, as she had always been pretty open about who she was and the love she felt for the same gender.

“Choosing to live authentically and to be proud of who she is, was one of the most liberating experiences for her.”

Kayley, however, did have to come out to her family and those around her. She spent many years invalidating her own identity because she feared what those closest to her would think or how they would react.

Eventually, she couldn’t live in this cage anymore and longed to speak her truth and live authentically. She finally came out to her friends, family, and the world as gay. Choosing to live authentically and to be proud of who she is, was one of the most liberating experiences for her. Together as a couple, its important to live out loud and show others that love has no gender, religion or race.

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