“You Don’t Look Like a Lesbian”

“You haven’t met the right guy.”

“How’d you know you don’t like it,

If you have never tried it?”

“Sexuality is fluid.”

“Everyone’s a little bit gay.”

“You weren’t born like that.”

“Someone must have hurt you.”

“But I could turn you straight.”

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How I Knew I Was a Lesbian at 4 Years Old


As my teacher explained God’s plan,

I remember these specific thoughts:

“That’s not me, I’m not in Heaven,

Why aren’t two married girls there?”

Prior to my initial homophobic trauma at 4 years old,

I had to have known I was exclusively attracted to girls,

Otherwise it would not have been severely traumatic.

So I must have known prior to it,

Even right before that moment,

But what was the actual feeling?

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