You can be bi without dating/ being sexual — when you know, you know."— alexl4663d0ce9 "Bisexuality is real and it is a spectrum. If you don't fit the black and white of these identities, that's OK — you just might fit in the gray area."— Britt Lynn Moeske, Facebook "You’re not broken or lying or any of the negative things people might say if you identify as asexual or anywhere on the asexual spectrum. We’re here."— Fragile Winchester Feelings "I spent weeks agonizing in silence over my identity because it went against everything I had been taught growing up and I just didn't know how to handle it at all.I eventually found refuge in a queer tinder match and even just that stunted coming out conversation with a stranger helped me beyond measure."— Kiegin Evertz, Facebook "I also wish that I knew that it was okay to talk to your partner if something about sex didn't feel good. Take your time to experience your sexual and romantic feelings or your gender without trying to use identities to define them.When you do feel that you're ready, remember that the words you use to identify aren't *you* — your gender and sexuality are more complex than any of them."— Doron Mosenzon, Facebook "I wish I had known that I didn’t need to prove my queerness by buying every Tegan and Sara song (even though they are great) and watching every episode of The L Word. No proof needed."— jenniferm4fca2cad6 "You don't have to prove anything. Homosexuality and heterosexuality are also real and also a spectrum.Trevor Space is a monitored youth-friendly site where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth ages 13 to 24 can connect with other young people throughout the world, and can get involved in their local LGBT communities.Take it slow This is applicable to all teens, but I’m looking specifically at young gay men when I say this.You see, relationships are already tough as it is, then you have to also think about the gay element, so to speak.
less Take it slow This is applicable to all teens, but I’m looking specifically at young gay men when I say this.
On the other hand, you might be more old fashioned.
You can always look into where the local gay community hangs out and then follow suit. What you have to do from here is remember that the principles of good communication don’t care if you’re gay or straight.
Let me level with you: I’m a guy who dates guys, and I was also once a teenage boy who dated ...
more Know how to protect yourself Think STDs are something that won’t touch you because you and your partner are young? If you make the decision to become sexually active (something everyone does on their own schedule), it is your responsibility to protect yourself. If you’re not comfortable asking these kinds of questions, then you're probably not read to have sex.
I was young and confused, and having good sex with people that had a penis wasn't really what I was expecting.
A lot of my straight friends told me that it was great and blah blah blah — but it was kinda just weird to me.
Let me level with you: I’m a guy who dates guys, and I was also once a teenage boy who dated other teenage boys.
I know the male hormone situation can put you into overdrive pretty quickly. Rushing into sex (especially your first time) can have consequences, and I’m not just talking STDs. One of the cool things about being gay is that you’re in a perfect position to not buy into the sexual commodification notch-on-your-gunbelt mentality that can pervade macho sexual culture.
You might be someone that actually wants to do more internet dating, where you can really practice your responses.
There are plenty of sites that cater to gay teens and young adults.