• Coming Out As LGBTQ Isn't ‘Trendy'

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    It surely would seem that suddenly there's a wave of people coming out as part of the LGBTQ+ community. In the last few years, I've come out formally to my friends and family as queer. Many of my friends have also become more open about discussing the fact that they identify as something other than heterosexual or cisgender. We finally feel comfortable admitting that we've been hiding a large part of who we are for long enough. Because more people are living their truth, it would seem that coming out as LGBTQ+ might be the “cool thing.” But as anyone who is actually out will tell you...
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