Out of the Chasm, Into the Flames | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
There is a phenomenon in trans culture that I’ve been aware of ever since I started watching transitioning videos on Youtube in my mid-teens (not so long ago, but it feels like an age - it feels like the glaciers have moved half a continent since then).
High fived by 5 year olds | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
At 52 Its so very strange looking back. Childrens homes, foster homes , broken family, alone at 16 , trouble with the law, oh and yes gay. I was in a rut back then until i decided to face "it" . I was out at 23 I wrote letters and left the small town of ilkley where i was never worthwhile.
HOW I WENT FROM BEING RELIGIOUS, TO DATING A FEMALE STRIPPER | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
I knew it. Or at least, I believed it could definitely be a possibility. One day, as I was walking down the street, I randomly entered this little bookstore. It was colorful and charming, and it didn’t just have an awesome book selection but also paintings, photographs and pottery from local independent artists. There weren’t many places quite like that where I used to live back then. I felt tempted to buy so many things, but it was the end of the month, I had almost no money and had…
We are losing our Personal Freedom: 5 Examples | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
Thankfully I made it home safely. I fully expected to be taken into custody when arriving in London. Because I have broken the law.
LGBTQ & Recovery | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
WHYsoQUEERIOUS, a YouTube Channel focused around topics involving the LGBTQIA Community, has covered another important topic about the LGBTQ Community in Recovery.
Do Gay Lives Matter? | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
I developed this speech with the goal of bringing awareness to an ignored subject. LGBT+ youth are not properly represented in schools. I tried to share my views with my peers and respected adults, but they were all trained to believe that LGBT people are irrelevant to society.
My Story of Getting Depressed | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
I've recently discovered that I'm gay, you know like the usual thing that happens during high school when you figure out the person that you and figure out what to do for the rest of your life. Well, mind didn't really go ask I wanted to.
My Struggle with Sexuality, Sexual Abuse and Self Discovery | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
I would like to comment on a controversial video made by the American Christian pastor whose name is Stephen Anderson. He was calling homosexuals, perverts and paedophiles who should be put to death.
new to the term asexuality | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
i am a 32 years old female . i was sexually abused when i was a child . actually i have been through different sexual abuses , as i remember starting at 10 years old till almost when i was 19 . since 19 to this moment nothing happened. these sexual abuses differs between touching my private parts and dirty words . and the reactions to them went gradually from not understanding anything , shocked to few tears, according to my age at each event and my sexual knowledge .
OPENLY GAY ASSISTANT TO ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP FIRED | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
It was August 5, 2010. I had just finished one of the most important Masses of the year at the Las Vegas Cathedral with the Bishop of Las Vegas. After Mass, the Vicar General of the Diocese asked me to join him and the Bishop in the Bishop’s Conference Room in the Chancery office building directly across the parking lot from the Cathedral where my office was also.
Boy, Interrupted: A Coming Out Story | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
Boys don’t cry. This is what we're told when we are young men. Boys don’t cry, nor do they show emotion. Our gender roles are assigned to us long before we are even born. Boys do not wear pink, boys play sports.
Coming Out. Not as simple as it seems. | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
My 'coming out' was probably one of the worst experiences I've ever had. As an abuse victim my sexuality has always been hard to wrestle with. What I mean by that is that my natural self-discovery of my sexuality and my sexual self was fundamentally skewed and warped because right before I hit puberty I was sexually abused by my then best friend (who was several years older) who was a man.
"Don't Kid Yourself....... You're in Love with Her!" | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
Technically, when I was fifteen and in denial about the crush I had on my best friend, the subject of whether or not I liked her as more than a friend was brought up to me; but it wasn't a statement, someone trying to get me to see how in love with her I was. Actually, it was posed to me in the form of a question, twice. (once by a friend of mine, and the other by my mom). And I vehemently denied it both times.
LGBTQ and Mental Health Awareness: A Step Towards Hope and Recovery | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
I have always thought living with a mental illness was the hardest thing I ever faced in my life but coming out was just as hard. I struggled discovering who I really was and what I wanted.
From a drag to DRAG! | Our Queer Stories | Queer & LGBT Stories
When I was a little boy, maybe 3. I felt the need to do and be things that were female oriented. I wanted long hair so I'd wear a towel on my head and wave my head around to make my hair " blow in the wind". My family didn't stop me and I think that was great. At Halloween I wanted to be a girl.