I remember my first posters in my room were those of the beatles, blondie and kurt cobain. When i did, that’s when it hit me: i was attracted to this girl. So, my gay-iversary is probs pride weekend (last weekend in june for chicago) because pride weekend 2006 is the first year i ever attended the festivities. Society’s binary perspective of sexuality and gender, which is shoved down our throats from the day we’re born, makes it confusing. Agrees: “it’s a question of acknowledging that which is already within you and deciding to act on it instead of ignoring or burying it in the closet. I stopped worrying about what anyone thought about my identity and who i loved and had sex with–especially my mother, who made it very clear she did not want me to be a lesbian.
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A study released in september revealed bisexual people have a higher risk of developing mental health issues. I wish people knew that i don’t understand my coming out either. I had one friend’s mother tell me that i was going to be a priest when i grew up, which i remember offending me a little more than it should have.