The German YouTuber Melina Sophie (24) decided to come out five years ago. In the "Place to B Podcast" the "Image" The lesbian influencer told how important this day was for her: "When I pressed the record button – I was so excited. (…) I've never been so nervous in my life." She also talked about getting weird looks today when walking hand in hand with her friend through the streets.
Catching up on acceptance
She had "already experienced that when you walk hand in hand with your girlfriend on the street, there are definitely looks." But the YouTuber also sees a positive trend: "I have the feeling that it used to be more. But it is not yet completely gone." Nevertheless, she explains: "As far as acceptance is concerned, we still have a lot to do." For those who are unsure about their own coming out, Melina Sophie advises: "Do as you feel comfortable with it."