Coming out is when you decide to talk to someone about your sexual orientation or gender identity (or both). It can be scary, especially if you don't know how they will react. For many people, coming out is a relief and brings them closer to their loved ones. Start with people you trust the most, and protect your safety as you come out.
Help and support are important for everyone. There are resources in your community that welcome LGBTQ youth and can offer care, shelter, supplies, legal help, job and school resources, or just someone who will listen.