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True Life: I Knew I Was Gay When...
Was there a specific moment when you knew that you were gay? While some individuals may have known about their sexuality all along, there are others who have lightbulb moments of realization that lead to that discovery. These 17 people had that experience and are opening up about the things that triggered it. From Disney movies to hook ups, find out their defining moments in these honest confessions.

The feelings are just different.

I knew I was gay when I was with a girl for the first time. I realized that I loved the way we made love more than with a man. More feelings involved.

A wife was never in the cards.

I knew I was gay when I was 7. I wanted a husband, not a wife when I grew up. Very, very confusing for me back then.

When you know, you know.

I knew I was gay when I was 12. I always had crushes on guys and I'd always say to myself "you'll like girls when you are older" but it never happened. I'm now 16 years old and I know I'm gay.

Can't deny attraction.

I knew I was gay when I was 12 and I became emotionally and physically attracted to my friend who was three years older than me

That sealed the deal.

I knew I was gay when I saw my friend naked


I knew I was gay when I realized how much I love Lady Gaga. Not in a sexual way but just that I think she is absolutely perfect.