that last guy was about to just run into oncoming traffic at the sight of drake that’s powerful
treat me like a college textbook. spend lots of money on me but never touch or look at me
Add me on Snapchat because I’m bored :(
(in which members of the lgbtq community speak out about why they’re not open about their sexuality with their families.)
Shari Heck, 2014.
The notions that LGBT people MUST be out or else they don’t respect themselves, or their harboring internalized homophobia, or they’re not being TRUE to themselves are SO harmful and SO problematic because there are people like this in situations where the choice between staying in the closet and coming out is often the choice between safety and very real danger.
I am bi/pansexual. I am not out to my parents. I am not ashamed of my identity, but I just feel like my parents wouldn’t believe me, and they wouldn’t understand. It just seems easier this way.