Powerful and inspirational words, Rachel Anne Williams. Bookmarking to send my young trans friends for strength when they’re struggling.

I’ve written similarly about internalized homophobia, which I call my “whispering demon.”

We queer people swim in oceans of dishonest disapproval. We owe it to ourselves to fight and to be authentically and proudly who we are, recognizing that we are ordinary and perfectly beautiful human beings.


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