As gay men we are always coming out of the closet to some degree. First we come out as gay – as an admission to ourselves about who we are.

Then we come out to different people at different times, like our friends or parents. Sometimes other people do the coming out for us. 

While you might not go “all the way back in” and completely hide who you are, how often have you changed something about yourself to fit in?

The small things like acting more “straight”, or changing / controlling your mannerisms (like tone of voice or body language). And what does that mean to live out the best of who you are?

Music credit: “Summer” by

Queer Thought Leadership Newsletter
Get a short email update every Saturday with the latest articles, podcast, and ideas to help you use your difference to make a difference.