AssumptionsAssumptions4 years ago in Editorial More Like This
As some would argue, I agree that it would be nice to save intimacy for between one's self and whoever one cares for. Unfortunately, in society today, sex is a wide-open topic. And one's orientation is a large part of who they are--though this is often taken for granted by the heterosexual majority.
Even the knowledge of a person's orientation is taken for granted: there is an assumption that everyone is heterosexual. Because of this, straight people are already "out" of the metaphorical closet. They are the majority and their orientation is always known or assumed and occasionally questioned. It is only when it comes to people who do not identify with this heterosexual majority that "coming out" becomes a big issue.
"Coming out" refers to a person making him or herself vulnerable by acknowledging and sharing
why cant you accept meWhy cant you just accept me the way I am? Im not the horrible teenager you make me feel sometimes. I dont do drugs, I dont drink, I dont sneak out, and in fact I barely go out at all. So Im not the best student but I try the best I can. I am who I am and I am sorry you cant accept that.why cant you accept me5 years ago in General Non-Fiction More Like This
Why cant you accept me the way I am? My relationships may not be considered normal but they make me happy. I am sorry you hardly accept me as bisexual. You say youre okay with it but deep down I know youre not. Actions speak louder than words. You wont let me tell my own family who I am. I am not in the closet, rather I am being held in here against my will. They will find out eventually you know. What is going to happen when that day comes? I know there are those who might not like me anymore for