My parents accept my queerness, but they don’t really want to talk about it.
Taking a li’l time to reflect.
I was caught between two people who couldn’t stand each other.
My family’s beliefs are the unbridgeable distance between us.
Spoiler alert: They’ll still love you after.
You’re not in a fight. You’re talking to someone about something you care about!
I actually did retain something I read in high school!
Tips for negotiating political differences with your family.
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