Here’s the thing: We’re all equal.

Whether you are lesbian, gay, bi, trans, or queer, you’re still human. Everyone is human. Everyone deserves the right to love whoever they want, and to be any sexuality that they choose to be. If you’re a parent reading this, that disapproves of their child being part of the lgbtq+ community, just stop for a moment. Imagine yourself in your child’s shoes. Would you feel sad that your parent isn’t supportive of you? Yes, yes you would. If you truly love your child, you would say something like this: “As long as you’re happy, I’m happy”. It’s their life, anyways. They can prefer different things, from what YOU prefer.

If you’re one of the children I just talked about, I have one thing to tell you, and one thing only: confidence is key. I know, it’s probably hard being confident as you’re coming out to your parents, or even friends. But just know, it’s not about them. It’s about you, and your sexual preferences. If their reactions are bad, keep your head held high. You’ll only let yourself down if you feel the same way as them.

My point is that, everyone is equal.

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