We live in an incredible time to be gay — dare we say the best in history?
But the problems facing gays and lesbians today are still staggering. Putting aside the issue of legal equality in areas like employment and housing (among others), there’s an even more pressing dilemma — self-loathing.
Internalized homophobia can wreak havoc on an otherwise successful life. Even if someone finds love and acceptance in their community, self-acceptance is still vital.
We can understand fantasizing about being something else entirely — we sometimes wish we were unicorns — but nobody should ever have to wallow in their own identity.
We wanted to hear from gay people who are struggling with how they fit into the world, and here’s what Whisper was able to dig up: