International blog “I’m From Driftwood” shares true stories of gay people all over the world. One of the site’s missions is to show youth that they are not alone.
Garry S. from Richmond submitted his own story:
I remember when I first came out. It was the only time. I was home visiting family for one holiday or another and I sat my mom down for the big “I’m gay” talk. “I have to tell you something. I’m gay.” I wasn’t always gay I said. Sure I liked My Little Pony and preferred jumping rope to playing football at recess. And I did have the biggest crush on this guy, Boris, in high school. But I wasn’t gay. But, of course, things change and gayness happens to even the best of us.
Read his full story and others from across the globe here.