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    Hey, I'm a closeted gay guy who's currently going through uni and I'm wondering if there's any sort of support for people like me. I know it'll vary by uni but I mean in a sort of general sense.

    I'd love to come out but I'm too frightened of the consequences, so I'm hoping to find some sort of group I can join or advice that might help me meet other gays. There's an LGBT society at my uni but it's very, very open and I'm scared to join them in case they out me by mistake.

    I'm from Glasgow if that helps but I don't mind where you're from. I'll only tell you which uni I'm at in a PM.
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    You shouldn't be afraid of your LGBT society! They wouldn't out you at all, don't worry about it. There's no harm in joining them, if they're open, they'll gladly accept you.
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    (Original post by UWS)
    You shouldn't be afraid of your LGBT society! They wouldn't out you at all, don't worry about it. There's no harm in joining them, if they're open, they'll gladly accept you.
    They do encourage closeted folk to contact them but I think most members are out, and most of their activities steered towards those who are out.

    I don't want to be shunted into the shadows.
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    Nahhh, it's a community that knows what its like to be closeted, so they won't leave you out unless they're holding an activity for "out" folks. And even then you'll be informed (any encouraged to join). You need a place to feel comfortable being who you are, and I hope you find it there.
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    (Original post by prazzyjazzy)
    Nahhh, it's a community that knows what its like to be closeted, so they won't leave you out unless they're holding an activity for "out" folks. And even then you'll be informed (any encouraged to join). You need a place to feel comfortable being who you are, and I hope you find it there.
    Thanks. :3
 
 
 
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