Tag: gay issue

How To Deal With Someone Who Just Came Out To You

Dear Straight People, Every time I come out to one of you, I’m usually greeted with a stunned silence. Every now and then, I elicit an uncomfortable chuckle. But most of the time, it is just a very awkward and tense silence. That reaction of course, is understandable. There is no script to follow when

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10 Gifs That Sum Up The Gay Dating Scene

Dear Gay People, Check out the following 10 gifs that pretty much sum up the gay dating scene! When you go out with a himbo 2. When you just feel like giving up  3. When the guys on gay apps ask you rude questions 4. When your ex wants to get back together 5. When

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8 Straight Asian Celebrity Allies

Dear Gay People, Unlike Hollywood celebrities, not many Asian celebrities have dared to publicly support the LGBT community. Due to the prevalence of homophobia in Asian societies, it takes a great deal of courage for an Asian public figure to stand up for the LGBT community as doing so might jeopardise their career. In light

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Dear Straight People, Stop Calling Me Gay!

Dear Straight People, If you refer to me as your Gay Friend one more time, I am going to unfriend your straight ass on Facebook. While I’m not offended by being labelled as gay since that is inherently who I am, it is frustrating for me and most other gay people to constantly be defined

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10 Things Straight Women Need To Stop Doing

 Dear Straight Women, As much as we love you in a completely platonic sisterly kind of way, some of the things you do really get to us. Here are 10 things straight women need to stop doing! 1. Stop referring to us as your gay friend We certainly don’t refer to you as our straight

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Dear Straight People, Not Every Gay Person Is Interested In You!

 Dear Straight People, I am not interested in you. And neither are most of the gay people that you come into contact with. The reason why I felt compelled to say that was because I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve had the following conversation happen to me: Me: Straight Person: Me:  Straight Person: Me:

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Why Coming Out Is Still A Big Deal In 2016

“Hey Everyone! I know this might be hard for me to say but… I’m actually a heterosexual. Please tell me about how I’m so brave and courageous, tell me you respect and accept my sexuality, and please make a big fiasco about ‘Coming out’. Let’s have a parade to celebrate. Call me a hero because

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