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More Coming Out on TV from Around the World

Posted by gaycounselling on Saturday, January 3, 2015, In : Coming Out 
'Eyewitness' is a new Norwegian tv crime drama series with Coming Out as the central plot. We've added it to our list of Coming Out films and TV series from around the world, now with its own page!

Check out TV shows and coming out films from Norway, Sweden, Germany, Israel and elsewhere here. Find out what it is like to come out in non-English speaking countries and how this is depicted in the movies and on TV. We've also included links so you can buy some of these films and tv shows on Amazo...
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For Young Gay Men Coming Out with HIV

Posted by Gay Counselling on Friday, July 4, 2014, In : Sex and sexual health 

Gay guys living with HIV are speaking out about how they became HIV positive and how they told their status to those they loved.

Coming out as HIV positive takes courage and for young men who haven't discussed their sexuality with family, it can be even more difficult. In a new video, Allen and Ji, two athletic young men from Australia, talk about finding out they were HIV positive and how the diagnosis has affected their lives. Watch the video here and find out more about how you can get supp...
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Coming Out as Gay Later in Life

Posted by Gay Counselling on Monday, June 2, 2014, In : Coming Out 

Advice for an older man coming to terms with his sexuality isn't always so easy to find. But coming out later in life is not unusual. For example, many men who have been married and raised children make the decision to live life differently when their children are independent. If this is something you are considering, it can be helpful to know you are not alone.

Christopher Plummer (who was Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music won an Oscar for his portrayal of a gay widower and father in t...
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Life as a Gay Person: It Gets Better.

Posted by gaycounselling on Thursday, September 23, 2010, In : mental health 

Despite the improvements in some countries for gay people, teenagers and young people at school still experience anti-gay taunts and bullying. But those of us who are gay and made it through the homophobia of our school years know that it gets better.

Dan Savage is a gay US columnist and author who writes about homophobia, gay life and sexuality. Recently he started a the It Gets Better Project on Youtube aimed at providing information and positive role models to young gay people who are going...
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Solving Coming Out Problems.

Posted by gaycounselling on Saturday, August 21, 2010, In : Coming Out 
Coming Out is a different experience for everyone. It can happen to us - we can be 'outed' - or we can do it ourselves. Some lesbians and gay men choose not to come out. Some people come out quite early, at 16 or 17 or even younger, others have more experience of life before they decide to come out.

There are lots of factors that can make coming out more difficult or seemingly too hard for many of us. Family expectations, religious perspectives and homophobia or hatred can stand in the way of ...
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Myths about Gay Relationships

Posted by gaycounselling on Saturday, May 1, 2010, In : relationships 
If you are new to gay relationships, you may have a few pre-conceived ideas about what they are all about.

The important thing to remember is that gay people come in all shapes and sizes and have all kinds of interests, just like everybody else. Likewise, gay relationships are as diverse as those in them.

Do I have to choose between being a 'top' or a 'bottom'?
They don't last very long do they?
Gay guys and lesbians always sleep around don't they?
But I don't like bars... don't I have to go to on...

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