Everyone should read these amazing #ComingOutDay stories

Sirena Bergman@SirenaBergman
Friday 11 October 2019 12:15
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It would be dreamy if we could speed up the dismantling of a cisheteropatriarchal social framework which forces a presumption of straightness onto literally everyone, wouldn't it?

In the meantime though, queer people are forced to come out to a world that remains - still today - largely hostile towards the LGBTQ+ community.

Coming out is a wildly diverse experience - there are people who never have to, some who never want to, others that find it liberating and many for whom it presents very real risks.

Today, on World Coming Out Day, people are celebrating their thoughts on coming out in inspiring, powerful, funny and joyful ways.

Here are some must-reads:

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