what i have learned so far:
some people won't even shake my hand
i get lewd comments thrown at me or shot dirty looks just for holding her hand
i'm no longer reconized as a citizen of the united states and sometimes not even as human
so many people i will never meet hate me
its disturbing and terrifying. i don't know how so many have grown up with thinking that this is a normal way to live. and how we're
counted as lucky to just be alive.
i've grown up believing in equality but now i'm fighting for it and coming face to face with just how dark the human heart can be. how does one live in the face of so much hate?