My Coming Out Story Didn’t Look Like “Love, Simon” And That Is Totally Okay…

My coming out story was nothing like the story of “Love, Simon” and that totally okay.  When you take a wider look at my life, it much more resembles “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls than any sort of love story.  That is the beautiful part of 2018.  I can still watch a movie about someone who’s coming out story is existentially different than mine and still be able to enjoy, praise, and connect with the story on a different level.  The gay community is made up of an almost infinite amount of moving parts.  The variables that go into making just one individual are vast and ever changing.

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