“Make sure you’re ready to come out. No one’s forcing you to come out before it’s your time to do it.”
In this video, Cat shares his coming out story and offers some great advice for teens who are thinking about coming out. Parents can also learn from Cat how to best listen to and support your children when they share important aspects of their lives with you.
“I wanted it to be, ‘Please just read the letter without judgment and we can talk about it later.’”
You can connect with your peers with Gender Spectrum's Online Discussion Groups, we have groups for teens and for pre-teens. Young people, parents and others can also connect in The Lounge.