The Gay Struggle


Sometimes I think I fool myself in thinking that it’s ok to be gay these days.

Maybe it’s that I like to think I can handle the shit that gets thrown my way for being gay but in reality I actually can’t. What I mean by this is dealing with the things people say/assume about me due to my sexuality when in social situations and the stereotypes that the world has already in place about lgbt people; which many individuals seem to jump to readily. Mostly negative.

It feels like there is a shadow sometimes that I will always be under and one that I’ll never be able to escape, when push comes to shove and I’m around my friends I always feel inferior when certain topics are bought up. Or a source of intrigue/amusement. Like I’m not “normal”. Whatever that is?

Reading this back as I’m writing it, I…

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