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These Siblings Came Out To Each Other At The Same Time

"Mom is going to shit herself."

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"It was very spur-of-the-moment," Kay told BuzzFeed News, "but I felt like it was time."


"At first I was shocked, and I almost thought she was joking around to make me feel more comfortable," Kay said, "but then I realized she wasn’t one to joke around."

"It was a happy moment," she added. "I feel like I have someone to share my experiences with and, it’s my sister, so it’s even more special."

The conversation has resonated with a lot of people.

so I just came out to my sister and

People are overwhelmed by the cuteness.

@comingdownkay oh my god but that's actually really cute

And love every detail of the texts. This person said "me," about Kay's grammar correction.

And one person even said that the same thing happened to her.


People have messaged Kay privately, thanking her for her confidence and for giving them hope. "It’s inspiring and nice," she said of the attention.


Kay advised that people should make sure they're ready before coming out. "Because something wild like this attention could happen."

She also added that "it's important to tell people you love. If they don’t accept it, just keep living your life.”

Remy Smidt is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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