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Prism & Pen

I Want To Be Obviously Queer

And I understand what a privilege that is

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

When I first came out, I wanted to hide.

I had a partner and that was great, but I wanted that to be where my queerness stopped. I just wanted to blend in with the crowd. I disapproved of Pride parades, I was confused by queer fashion, and I generally wanted to keep the whole thing as quiet and unintrusive as possible.



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Sean Bennett

Freelance writer, editor and all-round curious so and so. Writing about politics, being queer, and lots besides! Get in touch at