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July 5th is MY Independence Day.

by TawnyPort on July 3, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


I come out as a gay man in 1986, two years later, July 5th, 1988, I sat my parents down and come out to them. So, I remember that day as the first one of living truly authentically. PS: They had already figured it out and were totally accepting from the start.

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