It’s tough for me to continuously lie to my parents that I will marry a girl. My principle is — I would rather be honest with someone so that I don’t have any issues with them.
I am Dylan and I’m in my mid-30s this year. I am a self-identified closeted gay graysexual, and I also belong to a minority race in Malaysia.
I am in love with my straight best friend and this is our story.
I identify as a lesbian and growing up, I lived in a modern household where my parents accepted who I was with little issues.
“I am normal too” — these are the words that I have repeated to myself far too many times. I repeat them when I look at the mirror as I am getting ready to go out.
Alien or normal? When I was a kid, being an alien was the norm.
I’ve been told by other Asians that my family is unusual.
I’m a fourth generation Japanese American black sheep.
It was really a dark moment when I experienced that. It all started when I was on Grindr looking for sex.
I hate labels so much. Born and bred in a small kampung in a rural northern state in Malaysia, I have a mixed heritage and an inborn conflicting pride.