Coming Out Stories

Here, you will find all the coming out advice you need. Our coming out section looks at what coming out means, coming out stories & others who have lived through the same emotions you’re feeling right now.

Gay Definition: Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual.


Bisexual Definition: Bisexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behaviour toward both males and females


Lesbian Definition: A lesbian is a homosexual woman who is sexually attracted to other women.


Asexual Definition: An asexual is an individual who is is not sexually attracted to either men or women.

-Urban Dictionary

Trans Definition: A person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex.

-Oxford Dictionary

What is coming out?

Coming out is simply the process of expressing your gender/sexuality to close friends and family. Other terms such as ‘coming out of the closet’ and ‘outing yourself’  are also used to explain the coming out process. All of these lgbt+ phrases are used to describe coming out. When you finally come out, you’re sharing your true emotions and feelings toward your sexual preference and gender identity.


How do I come out to my parents?

Coming out to your parents can be a massive step in the right direction. The stages of coming out are completely personal & everyone does it in their own time, not one person is the same. When you’re ready to come out, you will know. But, until then don’t force it as you will work yourself up for no reason. For further coming out advice, then why not check out or page all about how to come out to your parents.


Should I come out?

Coming out is a personal & emotional time for anyone. You should only come out when you are ready, don’t let others force or intimidate you into being something you’re not. When the time is right, you will know.