No matter how much you prepare, coming out as gay or lesbian is a difficult, emotional process continuing long after the words are spoken and the secret is out.
There's no magic formula, but Outing Yourself offers structure, guidance, and straightforward advice to all who are struggling with their sexuality and unsure what to do, who accept that they are gay but are still afraid to come out, or who consider themselves out but realize they have farther to go.
Signorile's 14 steps
— with exercises, meditation notes, and anger checks, as well as accounts of others' coming-out experiences
— show how to navigate this life-changing, life-renewing process.
A guide to for the coming-out journey, Outing Yourself will convince all who read it that, in Signorile's words, "The stress of coming out will never be as hard on you as the stress of staying in was."