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May 8, 2017

I heard Jack Halberstam speak on a panel some time ago.  He said that coming out (paraphrasing here) meant that he had to kill off his parents.  I got this.  Coming out means telling the truth and being real.  Others may be attached to their fantasy of you and be uncomfortable with truth. For most people that have gone through the coming out process, it can be painful.  No one says this is easy, internally or externally.

But truth is gold.  

A professor at NYU said that she does one thing every day to let someone know that she is a lesbian.  She feels that it’s her duty to the queer community to inform.  See?  Lesbians are successful and smart....

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