Thank you for your authenticity!

I think their reaction to your nontraditional sexual identity tells us a lot: the construction of white-male-cis-Christian is a true identity feature for people who subscribe to the attitude of ‘whiteness,’ and they immediately feel any variation/instability in this four-legged stool by reacting if one of the ‘legs’ are broken/challenged (simply by your existence as different without an actual provocation!) As you point out, this identity construct to which they seem to cling with such enthusiasm is actually hurting them at some level!

This goes to show how important it is for the LGBQTI and minority communities to come together: we are all aiming for a place where this ridiculously damaging construct isn’t necessary any longer, regardless of race, sexual orientation, or any other feature.

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