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What my gay childhood in a "Don't Say Gay" landscape was really like

13 mins | Apr 5, 2022
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Many LGBTQ+ children will struggle without context for their feelings. In the 90s, mannish clothes and short hair were hallmarks of lesbianism, and romance was synonymous with a straight male/female dynamic. On the surface, it might not seem that harmful; however, these beliefs led to many young people battling against their feelings in a society where straight was the only normal. It's only human to want to be normal. Now that the 2022 "Don't Say Gay" bill has passed, Elizabeth Morton speaks out to describe through reflections on her catholic childhood how harmful LGBTQ+ denial is and explains why we must provide children with the language, stories, and role models to feel like they belong.
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