'It Got Better' Featuring Tegan and Sara
When it came to telling other people about Zoe’s sexuality, we mostly didn’t. But, of course, as with everything else, things were a little more complicated than they initially seemed.
"It only took me a couple of days to realize that what I really needed to be focused on was not what I did or didn’t do in her childhood. That was in the past and couldn’t be changed."
Finding a name that fits you is a big deal. Read Jamey's reflections on changing their own name and how they dealt with resistance from others.
"That’s the moment I decided to stop lying, to stop hiding. That’s when I stopped caring what people thought. That’s when I stepped out of the open door of the closet I had trapped myself in for too long. "
Some of us may plan exactly how we are going to come out to those closest to us, but things don't always go exactly as planned.