38 Best Coming Out Quotes And Sayings

Coming out has always been an awkward topic, but it’s important to learn how to do it right. The LGBT community has always faced discrimination, yet people have still chosen to come out regardless. Coming out can be scary, because many people worry about judgment and being rejected. However, being authentic is more important than fitting in Read more

Being yourself is the most courageous thing you can do, because you are braver for it. Check out the best coming out quotes to help you face your fears and bravely share your identity.

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I don’t want anyone to hold back who they are. It’s not okay… it’s not a good thing Connor Franta
This is our big chance to see what people think...
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This is our big chance to see what people think of us. The real us. We have to show em there's nothing to be afraid of. If we don't get over our fears, they never will. Lisi Harrison
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Denying what you are didn't keep people from knowing what you are."" And flaunting it isn't what saved you." Ykka takes a deep breath. The muscles in her jaw flex, relax. "And that would be why I asked you do this, Cutter. But let's move on." So it goes on. N.K. Jemisin
I didn't come up with the lie. It wasn't mine....
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I didn't come up with the lie. It wasn't mine. They handed the lie to me, and I tried like hell to make it work for a while. Kenneth Logan
Now whenever I left class to go to the boys'...
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Now whenever I left class to go to the boys' room, I worried that I would end up on the blue tiled floor in a puddle of piss and blood. Kenneth Logan
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Did you just tell us you're gay?" Asks Nick"Yes.""Okay, " he says. Abby swats him. "What?""That's all you're going to say? Okay?""He said not to make a big deal out of it, " Nick says. "What am I supposed to say?"" Say something supportive. I don't know. Or awkwardly hold his hand like I did. Anything"Nick and I look at each other." I'm not holding your hand, " I tell him, smiling a little." All right"--he nods--"but know that I would. . Becky Albertalli
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If we held grudges for all the idiotic things we said and did as freshman and sophomores, the hallways would be silent. Kenneth Logan
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Ben let a slow smile play over his face. He loved this part. It always felt like revealing to a disbeliever that he had magical powers or something. Jay Bell
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But I'm tired of coming out. All I ever do is come out. I try not to change, but I keep changing, in all these tiny ways ..... And every freaking time, I have to reintroduce myself to the universe all over again. Becky Albertalli
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Most straight people, and many gay people, especially those who came of age more recently, don’t understand how momentous and difficult coming out was to men and women of this generation. It seems so obvious now, so banal. Christopher Bram
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No more looking at a wall and pretending it's a mirror. No more shelving fiction in the non-fiction section. No more thinking I could get away with it. David Levithan
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I don't want to lie about who I am, even if it doesn't matter. It's who I am. It's part of me. John Corey Whaley
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I mean, I really liked him to the point where being around him was sort of wonderful and painful all at the same time, you know? Kenneth Logan
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She kissed me on the cheek, and my mom sang Theresa’s name from the open front door. She loves Theresa. I think she loves me more when I’m with her. Kenneth Logan
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I could feel his hand on my waist, his arms around me, feel the rise and fall of his chest next to mine as I held my breath, and wished the sun would drop out of the sky. Kenneth Logan
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It was duck apocalypse! Kenneth Logan
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Dude, ” he said instead, “I’m flattered as hell.” And then he kicked my foot, lightly, twice. He was smiling. He couldn’t see the chasm that had opened behind my ribs. Kenneth Logan
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I've always wanted to wake up one day in a world where I liked the right people, and they lied me in return. I worry it'll never happen. Kenneth Logan
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I'm still not totally sure I know what's true about me. Kenneth Logan
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I do like the way people behave toward me and Theresa when we’re together-everyone’s voice changes to music, and we get all sorts of smiles. Kenneth Logan