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Children Coming Out

What Happened When My Son Came Out... as Straight

Lori Duron | Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Lori Duron

By trying to eliminate the need for a gay son to come out, I created an environment where a straight son felt the need to come out. As I try to learn from my mother's mistakes, I may be making some new ones of my own. I guess that's how it goes with parenting.

Parenting Advice: When Your Gay Child Comes Out

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 08.13.2013 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

The feeling of being an outcast, not fitting in and letting our parents down, is a terrible burden for a young person to carry.

When Your 7-Year-Old Son Announces, 'I'm Gay'

Amelia | Posted 04.17.2012 | Gay Voices

I thought there was a fair chance that he would someday say, "I'm gay." But my kid is only 7 years old. I figured I had a few years before we crossed that threshold (if we ever did), probably when he was 14 or 15. I never thought it would happen this soon.