For me, and for a large majority of the LGBT community, coming out is a process. It is not a mere one-time event, it is a continuum and a range spanning from not being “out” at all where no one is aware of your identity or your orientation (maybe you might not even be aware of it yourself) to all the way being completely “out” where everyone knows who you are and you hold no part of yourself back.
Vincent Marchisello opens up about his experience with coming out and being a Christian. He discusses his struggles with depression stating, “There was one day I was really done…
Coming out can be difficult, especially if you you find yourself exploring the “gray areas” of sexuality and self expression. Thomas Jeleniewicz takes the time to share his experience of what it is like to come out as a Bisexual man.
As a community, LGBTQ+ people have been told by their peers that the process of coming out; revealing their sexual identity, will help them on the road to becoming the most authentic version of themselves.
Recently I decided to share with my viewers my coming out story and yes it has been done many times, but my story shares a tale of empowerment and courage.
I always remember from my school days going to bed and doing all kinds of thinking. Alone in my room, I would always pray, God, when I wake up in the morning, please make me normal. I used to feel such low self-esteem and low confidence. Then in the morning it was just another day with the same feeling.
When I was 7, I didn’t know why when I played “House” With the neighborhood kids I was always the Dad, why I always picked the cutest little girl to be the Mami?