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Are you the only LGBT person in your family?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by BocciBee, Nov 8, 2022.

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Are there other LGBT people in your family?

  1. Yes

    58.3%
  2. No

    28.6%
  3. I think there might be, but they haven't told me

    13.1%
  1. Jakebusman

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    Think they will accept ?
     
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    It seems to be one of those scenarios where one person confides in someone but then tells another person they're confiding in. I've seen where it stops where it was meant to stop and where it keeps going.

    This would be stressful. I'm very sorry to hear this.

    I wonder what kind of reaction coming out as bi gets. Maybe it depends on the age group who is coming out and the age group they're telling it to.
     
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    Well, there are a fair number of people in my extended family, males and females, who have not married and who weren't in relationships. I know that some of them got their heads messed with so severely that it might have incapacitated them when it came to relationships. In my extended family, not many people seemed to care about it or comment on it. Unless they were troublemakers, they got treated like everyone else. The troublemakers in the extended family were all married.
     
  4. Tritri

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    Under my grandparents' umbrella (grandparents and descendants thereof), I have a gay cousin.
    Under my great grandparents' umbrella I believe there are a couple more.
     
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    Maybe? Probably.
     
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    I know nobody who is LGBT+ in my family. Apparently, a distant cousin of my grandmother is gay but I’ve never meet him and I don’t know if he’s still alive. It doesn’t really count as family for me since I don’t know him.
     
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    cousin, sister
     
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    I have a bi/pan(questioning) cousin. She was always such a big supporter of me, I'm just depressed that she lives in USA and we can seldom meet in person ㅠ0ㅠ
     
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    I am bi, son is gay and other son is undecided.. rest of the family nope.. none that I know off.
     
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    As much as I'm aware yes I'm the only one, but I think maybe my little sister could be. When I had a girlfriend she became very inquisitive, to the point where I thought she might admit something to me but she never did. She was only 13 at the time so I understand she might have just been curious. When my ex and I broke up my sister was very sad about it. I wondered at the time if she might have had a crush on my girlfriend and would miss seeing my ex around, but I never discussed it with my sister.
     
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    two of my five siblings are queer and i have a cousin who is queer
     
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    I would say there is no one in my family or extended family who are gay.
    I grew up whereby being gay wasn't really a thing. It was seen as the norm to lead a straight life.

    I fell for a woman last year and decided to leave my long term male partner. Now I'm exploring this side of myself.

    I have only told a my sisters how I feel about this woman and they are supportive. I'm not sure how others in the family would take it?
     
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    I have a cousin on my father’s side who came out gay early in high school. This was back in the 60’s. Other than that, I’m it as far as I know.
     
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    I have several gay uncles. Some on my dad’s side and some on my mom’s. On my mom’s side both of her brothers are gay: one is married to his husband and the other is currently divorced. On my dad’s side he has two great uncles that are gay, but sadly I feel like they’ve lived their whole lives basically in the closet since neither have ever had a partner that was common knowledge to anyone. As of right now I’m the only queer woman on either side that I know of but I'm not out to anyone except my mom and sister.
     
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    I honestly really hope my aunt’s younger daughter is some flavor of queer. Then I won’t be the only one! I could see her being bi for sure but who knows.
     
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    Jut found out I have a granddaughter that is lesbian…
     
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    Wow that’s great! Tell her congrats from a fellow queer woman lol
     
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    Thanks I will! I am so proud of her. Now I have to tell my daughter it’s okay. She is not so happy and tries to ignore as a passing fad.
     
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    There were many evidences and incidents that showed that my father and 3 of my siblings two brothers and one sister are bi. They experimented with the same sex. . I am the only gay person though.
     
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    Strength in numbers!

    I am on the only one in my family that I know of. All older relatives are married or widowed. No gay cousins or siblings. I haven't really told any of them about me, I kinda think there is no point as I'm in a straight relationship.
     
    #60 JT1999, Dec 7, 2023
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