Being Visible In A World Trying to Erase You

A gay man was beaten to death in my small town.

The news turned my world upside down. I don’t feel safe here anymore. I used to feel like I could somewhat be myself and get away with it. The stares and confused looks didn’t bother me.

I thought it was funny when someone called me “sir” then rushed to change it. I walked into the…

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