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September 2, 2014

A Straight Person's Guide to the Coming-Out Conversation

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My hope is that, when a friend does finally choose to come out to you, these notes will help you be more comfortable with it, and that you'll understand what he or she has been going through up to this day that shapes the conversation in his or her head.

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How This Otherwise Straight Man Fell In Love With His Best Male Friend

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