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Coming Out Stories

Aug 19, 2019

Christine , the author of Trans Britain, has been at the heart of the Trans Rights movement since the early '90s, campaigning to get laws changed and was eventually awarded an MBE for her work.

She also has one of the earliest coming out stories we have heard – she was just four when she told her mum she wanted to...


Aug 5, 2019

Asad grew up in a British Pakistani muslim household and feared the worst when coming out to his parents.  So much so, he packed a bag and had a friend wait outside in his car, ready to escape.


Jul 22, 2019

Growing up in rural wales, pre-internet, Mark says it was penpals who helped him understand his sexuality, but it was appearing on national TV show Stars in Their Eyes, that led him to him coming out on a big scale!


Jul 8, 2019

Saski is a singer and a Pride host.

She struggled coming out at school, but now works for Educate and Celebrate.  Her story contains one of the best reactions from a parent ever!


Jun 27, 2019

A very special episode to commemorate 50 years since one of the most important events in LGBTQ+ history: The Stonewall Riots.

Martin Boyce was the son of Italian immigrants and grew up in New York, coming out in the 60s at a time it was very dangerous to be gay in the city.

He was at The Stonewall Inn on 28 June 1969...