Coming Out for Yourself

Today is National Coming Out day, which helps to provide national awareness to the coming out process and issues relating to it. With a national day specifically set aside for this process, pressure could mount for youth to feel like they have to come out. It is important to recognize

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Bullying, Suicide, and Violence Amongst Young Gay Males

Young gay males have a disproportionately higher suicide rate than do young straight males. They often deal with being bullied, harassed, and tormented by their peers, unless they hide their sexual orientation. Even then they are often bullied. Sadly, suicide and violent retaliation become the desperate measures of where these

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Coming Out Advice

Coming out can be an extremely stressful time in the lives of individuals who are a part of the LGBT community. There are common misconceptions about how this process works. Many believe that coming out is a single event that takes place at one time. However coming out usually is

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