"Year after year, I have heard people in my family and community condemn "gayness" and everything that is not heteronormative."
This post is a personal one and as a result, I anticipate backlash from some readers - whether explicit or not. For people who know me, I anticipate that it may change the way some of you think of me. So I pre-empt all this by saying that this post does not change me as the person you know thus far. It only provides further insight into who I am.
I can ask you to