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LGBTQ Labels Are Helpful Until They Exclude

I’ve become a little uncomfortable with identifying as lesbian

Photo by Isi Parente on Unsplash

When I was a confused teenager, I didn’t even know the word for lesbian let alone know any. I knew there were women who were attracted to women but it was spoken about in hushed tones and the language of suggestion and innuendo. It wasn’t part of the real world.

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Jae L

Jae L

A keen observer of life, here to put in my two cents worth. I write about neurodiversity, relationships and LGBTQ issues. justinetangerine999@gmail.com