Love the story, Dani. Hang in there.

Fear of rejection is rough. It’s hard for just about everyone. For us queer folk, though, it’s a little rougher sometimes, I think.

Our lives can sure be complicated.

But it sounds like you’ve got a handle on things.

You seem a hell of lot more self examined than I was at your age in any case.

As I tell my buddy Fred Shirley all the time, so often that it’s become a running gag between us, when things are tough, one must try.

Sounds like you’re trying pretty darn well.


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

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