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I feel like a male

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I think I’m Pansexual, But my brother is already a demiboy and asexual and if I tell my parents they might think I’m following her or want more attention. Should I come out to my brother?

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My 18 year old daughter just told us she is transgender? I’m confused…

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My parents are very conservative and I don’t know how they will take the news

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I’m struggling to reconcile the ideas I have had (for 30 years) of what my family would look like

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I’m in high school, and I think I might be gay.

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I’m gay. But no one knows.

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My younger brother came out to me as gay a few months ago.

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I’m going home for Chanukah and my parents are, as always, having a big holiday party for family and friends.

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