Hi Chloe!

When you write,

I’m sure many here understand. It’s a slippery slope, but there is healing to be had, with a lot of work and understanding people in your life,

I totally understand that lots of people deal with issues of abuse that have nothing to do with being LGBTQ. I don’t want to minimize that, of course. It’s just that I write from personal experience and share what I can based on what I know from my own life.

It’s often struck me how much intersection there is in our lives, and not just intersection based on what we perceive as oppression for belonging to a group that’s in a minority.

Thanks for the thoughtful response, and I hope your work goes well!


Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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