Marie Altenberg’s Coming Out Story

When I was younger, I always thought that coming out was something like a police interrogation. I imagined me sitting with my parents at a table, me on one side and them in front on the other side.   "it felt like I had to confess something I did like a...

Jessie Standafer’s Coming Out Story

11 years ago, I fell in love. Hard. She was tall, and so talented, and moody, and funny, and all I wanted was to be near her. When I fell in love with her, I finally, FINALLY understood what all the teenage commotion was about. I understood why my older...

Nic Bean’s Coming Out Story

The term coming out always amuses me like it's something you only do once. But that's far from the case. In my experience, coming out was a long process and the hardest person I had to come out to was myself, and the reality is you spend your life coming...

Jess & Sophie’s Coming Out Story

We never really thought we were going to come out, being in a relationship with another female never really crossed our mind for most of our young teenage lives. When we were around 16, we ‘met’ on twitter as we both shared a love for the same band… from...

Jaselant’s Coming Out Story

My name is Jase and I am a 21-year-old cosplayer from Germany. I've always felt a bit different than the other people around me. I wore boyish clothes, wanted to cut my hair short and I mostly played with boys outside. You know, the stereotypical ‘this girl is a...

Jordan Thomas’s Coming Out Story

My coming out story was never anything I’d really thought about before. I didn't have a plan or an idea or time frame for when I wanted it to happen. I knew my family would find out one day but I just continued to push it off as if I had a never ending timeline and...

Rebecca Copp’s Coming Out Story

My name is Rebecca, I'm now a 23 year old confident, fully out of the closet lesbian. Or just a regular girl living in the UK with their girlfriend by the sea. My coming out story is a very simple one in its tale of events but unveiled far more depth and understanding...

Karla’s Coming Out Story

I came out about 4 years ago when I was 15 as bisexual because I thought saying I was bi would be easier than admitting I was a lesbian. But there is no easier way to come out. If I could go back and change something it would be me saying I was bi because I’m not and...

Sally’s Coming Out Story

As a child, I was always mesmerized by girls. I fantasize about things of what I wanted to do to them. But I was shy and kept those thoughts to myself. In high school, my attractive towards girls grew even stronger. I would get nervous, stumble my words, and get a...

Coming Out Lesbian

Being a lesbians means that yourself are a woman & that you are only attracted to women. The official definition is a homosexual woman, so it’s the female version of the term gay. Lesbian’s are often stereotyped to be feminists, hate all men & are butch. But this is far from the case, many of us lesbian’s struggle to come out because we don’t fit these made up myths. The truth is, lesbians can come in any shape or forms & still be a lesbian. There is no right way to be a sexual identification label.

Within this section of Unite UK, you will come across stories from other lesbians within the LGBTQ+ community. They have came out to their family & friends and have faced discrimination, judgement & so much more. But the satisfaction of coming out, is a powerful & moving experience. So, please. If you think you’re a lesbian but are to scared to come out or are still struggling to figure it out. Read these lesbian coming out stories as you may relate to what these women are going through. If after reading these stories, then we are can help. We run an active Instagram account & check our emails hourly, you’re not alone!