Coming out can be a daunting and difficult time for many LGBT people, and it’s important to make sure you’re ready before making the leap. Here, ChildLine speaks to Riyadh Khalaf, Shoshana and Meredith Bratton about their experiences and to share some advice.
In response to the video, commenter Tim Kidd said, ‘Good advice “it can be scary to say the words: even to yourself – don’t rush, test the water”. My experience, at the age of 47 coming out, was that it seemed far, far worse in my head than it was in reality. I have never experienced the inability to say something as it was the first I said to someone else “I am gay”. Great video!’