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Wednesday 08 April 2009

Our coming out stories

Posted in: Worth Checking Out
By Matt Akersten - 19th March 2009

When did you first realize you had feelings for someone of the same gender? And how did your family react when you came out to them?

Understanding yourself and letting the people close to you in on how you're feeling can be a scary time in many LGBT people's lives… our 'coming out' stories can involve a wide range of emotions.

Several New Zealanders share their stories on the video clip below, from Maori TV's Takataapui programme.

Matt Akersten - 19th March 2009