Dating after coming out of the closet
I'm gay." And all I heard on the other side was a deep sigh, and then my mother said, 'Well, you do own a lot of blazers.'" —Cassidy, 23 3. When I was 25, I finally confessed to my best friend that I was interested in her and we started dating. My mom answered and as soon as I told her, all I could hear was, "Ken, it's Jennifer on the phone." My dad got on the line and said, "Can she come for Thanksgiving?
I cried and told my brother first, who was amazing and as it turned out writing articles for marriage equality for his school, Emory University, right before I came out to him.
I set up a camera and came out live to my family, then upon returning home I made a video coming out to the rest of the world.
Bria didn't even know it had happened until the video was up.
Coming out stories are so much more varied than what you see in the few stories told on television and movies, so asked real-life lesbians for their stories of how they finally came out.
The first one comes from You Tube stars Bria and Chrissy: Chrissy: "I knew it was time to come out after I'd been in a relationship with my girlfriend Bria for a year and a half.