'One of them made cuts in my penis. I was in agony'
How to Tell If Your Kid Is Gay
When Trey Freund of Wichita, Kan. Sleepovers for Trey ended after that. Now at 16, with his family in the audience, Trey performs in drag at a local club. Instead of sleepovers, he drives home after hanging out with friends. There are benefits to teen sleepovers. While teens may see sleepovers as just a chance to spend a lot of time with their friends, parents may worry about their children exploring their sexuality before they are ready and about their safety if they do.
Sexuality refers to how you feel and act in terms of sex. There are some related terms that may be confusing to understand. Gender identity is different from sexuality. This refers to how you view yourself in terms of gender. You may see yourself as male or female.
I was in Atlantic City with my best friends when a table of women nearby — moms in their late 30s to early 40s — decided to join in on our Friday night out. They were getting away from their kids and husbands for the weekend, as we were getting away from the hustle and bustle of New York City. They immediately clocked us as gay, while we immediately clocked them as tipsy. After we warmed up to another, one mom anxiously said: "I have a question: I am pretty sure my son is gay, but I don't know what to do. He hasn't come out yet, but I wanna make sure he knows I'll be OK with it.