THE BOOK OF PRIDE
"I identify myself as gender queer. Being queer is not putting myself in a box, or rather, putting a tag over my identity. Initially i wasn't sure about anything. While in my 12th grade, i realized, i wasn't into girls,
hence assumed myself to be asexual. I later tried being with guys too, which again didn’t turn out to be as expected. Soon after this, I decided to come out to a close school friend. As far as I remember, I was all sobbing on call the whole time, and she was trying to hold me up. She was supportive of it all along
“I identity myself as a homosexual male. My coming out experience to my immediate family, that being solely my mother was rather comical and surprisingly conducted on a positive note.
At age 14, my mother discovered me sexting with another male individual of 16, and like an intellectual, diligent and concerned mother that she was, she rather sought the assistance of 'wiki how' on the subject "my son is gay, what am I to do now". She no doubt confronted me about the latter (since clearly wikihow
"Coming out was a really big event of my live. It was one of the biggest turning points. The first thing to
coming out is “accepting yourself” first. You have to accept yourself as to who you are and should be
proud of it.
During my schooling, I was bullied a LOT. Right from the way I talked, the way I walked or even just
because I was a bit different. Bullying came in physical, verbal and many other forms. And I really didn’t
speak up against it because I myself considered it to be a taboo. I kept telling myself that it was wrong