I'M Coming Out

Topics: LGBT, Homosexuality, Sexual orientation Pages: 2 (859 words) Published: March 1, 2011
Being a gay male, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered in the LGBT community isn’t always easy in today’s society. For those who don’t know what LGBT stands for it stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered. In today’s society some people say gay people choose to be gay, personally I find that highly false and very stereotypical. I myself have always been gay since birth I certainly didn’t choose this for myself, which I wouldn’t change for the world. The day I came out was the first time I finally felt whole, and true to myself. It was one of my many off days I have, which usually isn’t the day to screw with me. It was first hour health my junior year of high school, and it just so happened to be the day we talked about homosexuals, and homosexual sex. We got threw about half the hour, and out of the blue a boy in my class yells out, “Are you gay?” all of the sudden I’m in complete shock! The classroom grew quiet in the drop of a hat it grew so quiet you could hear the kid next to you texting. I can’t even explain in words the feeling that took over me. It took me a second to realize what just happened, and to respond to his question. My response to his question was “Yes I am! Do you have a problem with that?” but in nicer wording nothing was said after that thank god for the bell. The rest of the day sucked I felt like every time I walked past someone they would look at me like I was the plague, or they would talk about me to there friends as if I couldn’t hear them. The next week was pretty much the same. I never thought me coming out, as an open gay male in high school would be so rough. In time though things got better people either accepted it or they didn’t either way I was done with caring about what other people thought of me.

I thought the hard part was done boy did I think wrong. Now it was time to tell my family. So one night I was setting in my room debating with myself how I would go about coming out to my family. I felt it would be...
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