Welcome to the glossary section of Matthew’s Place. Much like the glossary in the back of a book, here you can find the definitions of terms and symbols used here on the site, as well as others associated with the sexual orientation and gender identity minorities community.
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Coming Out To My Mother
I have always known I was gay since I was a child. I remember watching Titanic and thinking Jack was a cutie!
Coming Out Amidst Homophobia
Coming out is different for a lot of people, but for me, I was absolutely terrified of the reaction.
If I still love Him will He loves me back?
A 22-year-old Muslim man talks about coming out, religion and his faith.
My experience as a British gay teenager
The gay community where I live is very quiet, the concept of being gay was generally seen as something to make fun of, as if it was a myth o...
Only time heals, keep holding on.
I was wrong to think that parents never change something they feel so sure about and I now feel many other parents are capable of the same c...