I’m A Privileged Gay And It Doesn’t Make Me Feel Better

Christopher Kelly
3 min readJun 23, 2021
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My coming out story was pretty uneventful in the end. There were bumps, of course, but they were all smoothed out eventually. I’ve mostly been accepted, and the only people who denounced me were those I didn’t really care about. So, I can easily be called a privileged gay.

But it doesn’t make me feel better. It should, in some way, because it means I don’t have to deal…