Mom, Me, and the (Straight) Sex Talk

LGBTQ kids deserve real talk and real information

When I was a kid, being LGBTQ was a curse

Even progressive families thought that if a child turned out gay, a terrible tragedy had befallen them. A rare tragedy! Parents didn’t expect their children to be gay, because most LGBTQ people stayed firmly in the closet…

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James Finn

James Finn is an LGBTQ columnist, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.