My unconventional Texas family: A gay dad and a mom who wears mens’ clothes, in the Lone Star State
If your parents are gay, what does that make you? That was one of the questions Elizabeth Collins grappled with as a child. Writing in Salon she reflects on her childhood and shares the confusing and often conflicting emotions she experienced when her father came out as gay at 11. Now looking back, she challenges herself to embrace her personal story even in the face of conservative friends.