16 Feb A week later, Allie, his “school best friend,” broke his heart. “My family doesn't hang out with gay people, so I'm not going to hang out with you. 12 Jul I have been friends with Robert since we were both seven years old. We were best friends before he came out as gay – so I can tell you exactly. 7 Sep very good chance you already have at least one gay friend in your We do, even years after coming out, and most of us will be pleased a. 30 Nov You may already know that your friend is gay, however, . with an old friend who I haven't seen in almost 20 years who is now gay. I am afraid. 6 Oct The issues that once kept straight men and gay men apart are credible to a broad audience 10 years ago,” said Mr. Gregory, 38, who is gay. Do the same thing I did with my old high school friend: “Did you know that I'm actually gay, and I've had a crush on you for some time now?”.