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Be Straight With Yourself

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. By no means am I the pot calling the kettle black. After all, I was once one of those not-gay-straight-guys who enjoyed having not-gay sex with other not-gay-stra…

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10 Sarcastic Reasons To Not Come Out Of The Closet

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. In honor of National Coming Out Day, I thought I'd stir up the pot and go a little rogue. You see, there are times that, as the Coming Out Coach, I think it's wro…

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A Lesbian Mom On Lessons In Parenting

By Mary Malia for YourTango.com. No girl starts life thinking, "I'm going to be a lesbian mom when I grow up!" As a child, if you're thinking about having kids, the phrase you use in your head is, …

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12 People Who Should Know You’re Gay

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. On the scale of "cake walk" to "real drag", my coming out was a cupcake in need of some icing on the cake. It wasn't horrendous and it wasn't blissful; a common s…

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How Coming Out Changed Me

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. I never knew, when I de-planed in Los Angeles, that I'd find myself in so many ways. Not just because I'd landed in La La land, but because I'd stepped into my tr…

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Why I Stayed In The Closet For 13 Years Of Marriage

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. Yes, I hid in the closet through 13 years of marriage. I brought two young girls into the world only to turn their universe upside-down and inside-out by putting …

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Coming Out: My Colorful Journey

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. It wasn't overtly apparent to me. After all, I was in the womb preparing to journey down the birth canal. Bright lights, bug eyes staring at me, faces too close t…

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Gay Son Comes Out to Mom (Video)

  This sweet video depicts a son coming out as gay to his mom, and his mom's really nice and positive reaction! …

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How To Handle Komen, Bullies, And People Who Suck

The virtual world of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is officially on fire today, fueled by the not-so-shocking announcement that they are withdrawing support for Planned Parenthood. I'm not g…

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A Coming Out Lesson For All Of Us

Be true to yourself... that is seriously hard-won wisdom. Frankly, it's bold as hell that you'd even read a blog post about being true to yourself written by a lesbian with not one but two ex-h…

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