Tag Archives: coming out

hello, hello?! Am I speaking to my child’s gay teacher?

The phone was ringing. It was late afternoon and Nicole happened to be closer to the phone than Ellen so Nicole answered the phone. After usual sentences the conversation went like the following. Caller: Am I speaking to Miss [Ellen’s … Continue reading

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A country where lesbians generally look fit and athletic? I’m clueless. – Or: further encounters in the swimming pool)

I was at the swimming pool again not only because I’ve taken some time of the famous gay conspiracy to world domination but because my unwell knee needed some light exercise and swimming is the type of exercise that not … Continue reading

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Human rights, gay rights and olympic games: at times a toxic mixture. This time in Sochi.

The world or at least the LGBT world is in turmoil over Russia’s homophobic & biphobic legislation and two UK Members of Parliament have encouraged both fans & athletes to protest against Russia’s laws by putting LGBT symbols on display. … Continue reading

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a date with a closet case – a date to be remembered but not to be repeated

I’ve been clumsily handed a piece of paper with some compliments and a phone number without a dial code. I say clumsily as the woman who gave me the piece of paper had to ask me for a pen (and … Continue reading

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Ellen’s granny rules

Coming outs normally are accompanied with crying & disappointed parents to an extend that the two terms could already be considered synonyms, family members despair to an extent that not even admission to medical school could remedy that despair and … Continue reading

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