Category Archives: Sexual Orientation Issues

The Coming Out Stages

by Micky O’Leary, PhD The coming out process is best described as the internal and external experiences which accompany a person’s recognition of, or shift in, their sexual orientation. Researchers who have studied the coming out process have identified stages … Continue reading

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The Coming Out Process

Claiming Your True Self “Coming Out” is an expression that can take several different meanings, depending on the context. At a most fundamental level, it signifies the act of becoming public or known. In some cases, it can mean announcing … Continue reading

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Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Identity Development

By Molly Keeton, Ph.D. Recently, there have been several articles on the Karuna web page about the coming out process. This article will look more in depth at the various stages of recognizing, identifying, accepting, and sharing non-heterosexual identity. I … Continue reading

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