Greetings! =D

morniet's picture

Hi, I'm new (in more than one ways). Obviously, I'm new to this site, and this is my first journal entry. I'm not much of a writer, so please excuse my often chaotic and stream-of-consciousness like ranting. I'm, also, new to being / thinking myself as / being thought of as gay. Only a year ago (maybe less), I found out that I might not be straight. It has only been few weeks since I became comfortable / sure of my sexuality. I know it's kinda pathetic that I'm already 18 (and half) and only now am I beginning to figure myself out. (I think there is thirteen year old who know who he is. Relatively speaking, I probably very dumb when it comes to thing that really matters.)


(completely off-topic)

But I guess its not exactly coming out of closet, so I'm going to half come out by giving vague enough clues for the world to know who I am yet impossible to discover who I am because I'm still absolutely terrified of the world outside. :)
Clues and proof that it narrows down to about 1 person (.8 actually): People in PA (13,000,000) X Male (49%) X Asian (4.4%) X First Generation (4.1%) X 18 Years Old (1.38%) X Atheist (0.5%) ≈ Me (1)

(end of completely off-topic) lol

Anyway... hi I'm new, and please take kindly to my awkward little greetings.


elph's picture

Welcome to Oasis

I'm confident that you'll find many friends here on Oasis.

You've arrived at the time of year when activity is about as low as it gets...

Most participants here are about your age or younger: Just a rough guess would say 75% a bit younger; 23% a bit older.

I'm included in that remaining 2%: quite a bit older!

I believe there are only two regulars that fall into this latter category...Jeff (site founder) being the other... and I beat him in age by no small margin :(

Noting your age, would I be correct in guessing that you'll be soon heading off to college?

Again... WELCOME

lamb_da's picture

welcome :) yay! another

welcome :)

yay! another asian! :D

Hi, I'm a reading Rainbow! :)

holahaveamuffin18's picture

welcomeeeee! to oasiss

welcomeeeee! to oasiss :P
*rainbows* and *hugs* for you..
did you say you were from PA?
me too!
doesn't it suck being one of about seven queers in this state?
(jk, there's actually a couple thousand of us)

Just Dave's picture


Well Welcome. And don't worry about coming out to yourself relatively late; small town life has taught me that there are a lot of people who never figure it out, so you're ahead of the game there.

PS: What'd you mean by first generation?

holahaveamuffin18's picture

triple posstt !!! :P "first

triple posstt !!!
"first generation" is having parents who are immigrants and being the first generation to be born in America (or whatever country they're settled in).
that's what my dad uses to describe my mom. her parents are immigrants from Italy, and she was born a few years after they settled in America.

Just Dave's picture


That clears that up. Sorry about the triple post; I blame my computer.

Lehcure's picture


Welcome to Oasis :)
Congratulations on becoming comfortable/sure of yourself!
It's an awesome acceptance.

Kayye's picture

Hi there!

welcome to Oasis :) we're all pretty friendly here, so don't be shy. :)

jeff's picture

Welcome to Oasis...

Hope you have a good time here.

I grew up in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Yeah, not very Asian...

I did correct that by moving to San Francisco, which is loaded with Asians, although I'm not.

"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are." - Kurt Cobain