Coming Out is Just The Beginning

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When I came out as gay at sixteen years old, I remember feeling like I shed a stiff layer of skin that kept me from moving freely. I felt so confident; I felt like I climbed a mountain and screamed to the world that I’m gay, and there was nothing the world could do to stop me from growing into my final gay form.

However, what no one tells you is just how many more times you’ll have to come out in your…