How MTV's 'Virgin Territory' Encouraged One Man To Come Out On National Television

September 12, 2014 12:58 PM

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Alec Melger never felt bad about himself for being a virgin. As a 21-year-old student in Arizona, he wasn't bullied by others or embarrassed about never having had sex. Telling his friends and family he was gay was much more difficult.

Like many gay men, Melger made the decision to talk to his loved ones about his sexuality. Unlike most, he did it all on national television while filming MTV's first season of "Virgin Territory," a docu-series about virgins. In a moving scene (see the clip below), he sat his parents and brother dow...

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