Basically I'm Gay

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  • Xuất bản 13 Th06, 2019
  • Let me tell you a queer little story about a boy named Dan.
    Follow me online to see the rest of my tale as it unfolds in real time:
    danielhowell
    danielhowell
    danisnotonfire
    And subscribe to my channel! vnclip.net/user/danisnotonfire (lol)
    Content warning: this video contains far too much strong language and discussions of general sexuality, discriminatory language, bullying and an attempt on my own life. Otherwise totally appropriate for education, instilling good values in young children and my grandma who I will expect a disappointed text from.
    Special thanks to vnclip.net/user/AmazingPhil for production assistance.
    Art by Hector aka swatercolour
    Soundtrack:
    Handel - Messiah
    Camille Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre
    Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture
    Chopin - Fantasie Impromptu
    Schubert - Ave Maria
    Additional Music by Kevin Macleod incompetech.com
    Disclaimer - This video is just a starting point for me, what I felt was the bare minimum (ha) required for me to get this out there so I can move forward with my life, a mix of explanation, justification and opinion. It scratched the surface of several things I could have gone into more detail about, but the purpose of this was to be ..reasonably concise and above all entertaining. In the future, in the right places, I will surely talk much more about everything touched on in this video and more. It’s also likely that something will get misunderstood or misrepresented, perhaps from the way I phrased things or people assuming my thoughts on things that I didn’t specify. Also my story is just the truth of what happened to me and what I thought at certain points of time in my environment, good and bad - of course not my opinions today. So JUST to be clear my opinion on general sexual and gender identities are that everyone is valid and deserves equal rights and the freedom to exist. The only thing I don’t tolerate is intolerance. Cheers to an inevitable bright future, either because people become nice and the old people die or the sun explodes first lmao.
    Some resources and charities for anyone who needs support or wants to learn more:
    youngminds.org.uk/
    www.samaritans.org/
    papyrus-uk.org/
    www.stonewall.org.uk/
    www.hrc.org/
    www.thetrevorproject.org/
    www.trevorspace.org/
    switchboard.lgbt/
    minus18.org.au/
    www.glaad.org/transgender
    www.mermaidsuk.org.uk/
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  • Kimberly
    Kimberly 5 giờ trước

    LETS GET YOU TO 10 MIL VIEWS DAN 'CMON PEOPLE!

  • Terminator
    Terminator 5 giờ trước

    this is dumb

  • Jerome McGuinness
    Jerome McGuinness 7 giờ trước

    Thank you for acknowledging that bisexuals exist, much appreciated! :-P

  • Harry Potter
    Harry Potter 14 giờ trước

    Yeah, we noticed. Proud of you Dan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • prettyquiche
    prettyquiche 15 giờ trước

    i'm also a disgusting pervert.

    • Ved Lyme
      Ved Lyme 9 giờ trước

      Um you’re homophobic?

  • Samylle Silva
    Samylle Silva 19 giờ trước

    PORTUGUESE LEGEND BR !!! 😍

  • Jocelyn Anderson
    Jocelyn Anderson 20 giờ trước

    ugh so brave I fucking love you I'm so glad you've made it through this journey!!!

  • Ozzie Aimbot
    Ozzie Aimbot Ngày trước +2

    Plot twist

  • steph smith
    steph smith Ngày trước +2

    i am lost for words. thank you dan, for everything.

  • Captain Burrito
    Captain Burrito Ngày trước

    Join the near 1million likes club




    And that deep dan

  • LightsCameraKami
    LightsCameraKami Ngày trước +1

    I wish I could like this again
    *sigh*

  • Permanently Exhausted Pidgeon

    Thank you.

  • diana quispe
    diana quispe 2 ngày trước +2

    Quien habla español ? Pero les encanta daniel howell y amazingphill

  • sad _sis
    sad _sis 2 ngày trước +2

    Here’s the timestamp for all of people that didn’t want to watch all 45 minutes (idk why you wouldn’t want to watch all of it but okay)
    38:35

  • holohane
    holohane 2 ngày trước +1

    Hey dannnnnnn can u kick the homophobic asses of most my class,🏳️‍🌈

  • Laura van den Ouden
    Laura van den Ouden 2 ngày trước +3

    You said that there’s always hope, but I don’t know if that’s true. I don’t want to live. I feel horrible all the time. My mind is always conflicted. You said time changes everything, but even if that’s true it will take me a long time of suffering before I might feel happy again. I don’t have anything to live for. You said one person can make all the difference, but even if someone will eventually love me romantically I won’t be able to love myself. I can’t do it. I don’t want to survive and struggle for a long time before I will finally have something or someone I live for. You’ll probably never see this, but thank you Dan and Phil for distracting me when I felt horrible. I will go to London on holiday around April or May somewhere so I might be able to meet you and Phil, if I’m still alive by then.

    • Henry Banks
      Henry Banks 2 ngày trước +5

      Please don’t lose hope. Everything will be okay. You will be okay.

  • chutney chut434
    chutney chut434 2 ngày trước

    2:12 KILLED ME !!

  • Chicken Head
    Chicken Head 2 ngày trước +5

    Petition to get Dan to cover Welcome To The Black Parade

  • JustAddSprinklz
    JustAddSprinklz 2 ngày trước

    What a masterpiece! I'm so proud of you!

  • Liam Pittman
    Liam Pittman 2 ngày trước

    you did good boo and itll be ok

  • *FoxLunar*
    *FoxLunar* 2 ngày trước

    Beautiful

  • 123UnicornRose /Abby:3:p
    123UnicornRose /Abby:3:p 3 ngày trước

    38:34 The whole video you’re welcome

  • _______TheAmazing_______
    _______TheAmazing_______ 3 ngày trước +1

    We miss dil

  • XxMolten WolfxX
    XxMolten WolfxX 3 ngày trước +2

    I thought you were american

  • Honor Macdonald
    Honor Macdonald 3 ngày trước +1

    Agressive pricks with chode ties

    Why is that literally every boy at my school
    RIP me

  • Mimi Kitty
    Mimi Kitty 3 ngày trước

    dont worry im lesbian

  • Joe Cipriano
    Joe Cipriano 3 ngày trước

    You sound like a hypocrite

    • Abril De la rosa
      Abril De la rosa 4 giờ trước

      @Joe Cipriano I'm not twisting anything. I am quite literally quoting what you said. What do you mean "Dan is whitewashing". ?!

    • Joe Cipriano
      Joe Cipriano 8 giờ trước

      @Abril De la rosa idc about my grammar or how your twisting my words around....what if this someone elses moment and Dan is whitewashing it...stop telling me what i mean....i think that anyone that talks about a true to theyre life moment the should call the person out...

    • Abril De la rosa
      Abril De la rosa Ngày trước +2

      Joe Cipriano saying he sounds like a hypocrite very intensely implies he is one. And if you really did not want to start an argument, why reply to me?

  • C Eastep
    C Eastep 3 ngày trước

    yeah we knew already

    • syd
      syd 10 giờ trước

      @Garbage Boi 9,000 me or them

    • Garbage Boi 9,000
      Garbage Boi 9,000 20 giờ trước

      You seem like a very annoying person.

    • C Eastep
      C Eastep Ngày trước

      @syd oh well the vid was 45 min long not gonna watch the whole thing

    • syd
      syd Ngày trước +1

      @C Eastep well he specifically said that saying you 'knew already' is really disrespectful as it undermines his whole point.

    • C Eastep
      C Eastep 2 ngày trước

      @syd hell no

  • Rae Collin
    Rae Collin 3 ngày trước +1

    Thank you

  • Furoki
    Furoki 4 ngày trước

    Dan i kinda feel yer a pos for hiding this for so long

    • Maya Zulf
      Maya Zulf 3 ngày trước +10

      Think about what you’ve said for a minute.

  • Jordan B
    Jordan B 4 ngày trước

    I'm legit so mad you haven't tried to Amazon those Body of Christ cookies.

  • eryn gresham
    eryn gresham 4 ngày trước +2

    45 minutes to tell us something we already knew... this is why you are consistently my favorite VNclipr

    • Garbage Boi 9,000
      Garbage Boi 9,000 20 giờ trước +1

      Did you watch the the video? He specifically asked people not to say that, as it undermines his entire point. If you respect him, you should respect his requests.

  • Djack55
    Djack55 4 ngày trước +2

    it’s been 3 months...

  • 1-800-EW
    1-800-EW 4 ngày trước +7

    Hey it’s been 3 months how we doin Dannies

  • Spacey Jakey
    Spacey Jakey 4 ngày trước +7

    Can you tell us about the “sexy emo Halloween costume” story now 😂

  • Beatriz Basile
    Beatriz Basile 4 ngày trước +3

    I'm glad for you, Dan! I've been watching your videos for so long, and seeing you accepting yourself is a relief and makes me proud! lots of love!

  • Ravven Gacha
    Ravven Gacha 4 ngày trước +6

    Do I love this? Y E S
    Did I cry while watching it? Y Y A A S S

  • Astrid
    Astrid 4 ngày trước +6

    Let’s not fuck trolls they don’t deserve that kind of pleasure lmao

  • theH isntsilent
    theH isntsilent 4 ngày trước +7

    “Generally, I can handle a lot. I have big hands, with a very wide reach. FOR PLAYING PIANO YOU FUCKIN- *GET YOUR MIND OUT OF THE GUTTER* “

  • Elena  Silvestri
    Elena Silvestri 4 ngày trước +3

    24:24 shawn mendes

  • Morgan Ray
    Morgan Ray 4 ngày trước +2

    32:08 and they did figure it out lmao

  • Morgan Ray
    Morgan Ray 4 ngày trước +6

    10:50 my friend paused the video and started crying at that line. thank you dan for being youtube's mcr as you use your words and stories to help others feel less alone❤

  • Morgan Ray
    Morgan Ray 4 ngày trước +4

    been 3 months and here i am trying to watch it for a 3rd time while everyone else is at 30

  • That Odd Turtle
    That Odd Turtle 4 ngày trước +4

    This video has helped so much, every time I can’t deal with existence, I watch this video again. This is the most rewatched video I’ve watched on youtube lmao 😂

  • Alexandra Childers
    Alexandra Childers 4 ngày trước +6

    3:41-3:58 of the first internet support group

  • Kaitlyn Coffman
    Kaitlyn Coffman 4 ngày trước +5

    Whomever disliked this may go kindly fuck themselves. Thank you.

  • Ellie
    Ellie 5 ngày trước +8

    Rewatching this for the 3rd time. I connect with this so much and I'm so proud of you for making this.

  • AJB SOCIAL STUDIES
    AJB SOCIAL STUDIES 5 ngày trước +1

    I dn u

  • :D
    :D 5 ngày trước +7

    3 month anniversary and still as beautiful as always ❤ He is finally comfortable with himself and its amazing to see him so happy and fulfilled :))

  • Mylou Hedwig
    Mylou Hedwig 5 ngày trước +6

    Aaahh so close to a million likes

  • Arianah Stewart
    Arianah Stewart 5 ngày trước +4

    Who else was curious about where he made this video

    • Maya Zulf
      Maya Zulf 3 ngày trước

      The same void as PhilosophyTube and Contrapoints.

  • LetsTalkBeauty
    LetsTalkBeauty 5 ngày trước +1

    did you know that there is a book about you anda amazingphil

  • katlin colson
    katlin colson 5 ngày trước +15

    can we have a dan and pil spooky week this october? i love you

  • GachaAlex :3
    GachaAlex :3 6 ngày trước +4

    All those dislikes are people who need a knife to their head, to make them more *open minded*

  • Peter Ordinary
    Peter Ordinary 6 ngày trước

    Who the fuck is this guy and how’d he end up on my feed? This guy doesn’t know shit.

  • Amelia Hitchcock
    Amelia Hitchcock 6 ngày trước +3

    I HAVE RISSEN FORMLESS BLOBS FORM AN ARMY!! WE GOT THIS BLOBBYS 😂 I’m so tired I have watched this 15 times cuz I’m so proud of him

  • Izzy Fackrell
    Izzy Fackrell 6 ngày trước +1

    46k don't like this??

  • Jas Rigg
    Jas Rigg 6 ngày trước +80

    As a teacher I am horrified and disgusted that people who are literally employed to protect you let you go through this... As educators and care providers we need to do more as I can’t even say this doesn’t happen anymore. We need to do so much better as a whole system than we are currently doing.

  • retiredmeme
    retiredmeme 6 ngày trước +6

    can you please do a podcast

  • Braylee Marlowe
    Braylee Marlowe 6 ngày trước +8

    To the people who disliked this video I am here to eat your shoulders