12 is the median age at which lesbian, gay and bisexual adults first felt they might be something other than heterosexual or straight. Among those who have “come out” to a family member or close friend, 20 is the median age at which they first did so.
“I really have not had to tell anyone. I am usually asked. My parents still do not understand, and it is something that is never discussed with my family.”
— 52 year old gay man
Our interactive data explorer lets you sort through a variety of personal coming-out experiences.
Recommend checking out the data explorer, which lets you filter by age. One of the respondents was 86.
June 14, 2013 // 11:40 // 9 months ago