4. 7. 13. 6. 2. 8. 12. 11. 15. 9. 10. 14. 3. This week, #growingupgay trended on Twitter, which felt like a huge virtual
I've been thinking of my own early years as a queer youth: how despairing I was, how wrong I felt, how terribly unseen and unheard. Then I remembered my suicide notes, how occasionally I would write one and leave it around to be found.
I wish Cameron Post's world felt dated to readers -- not just the movie references or the song titles, but also the culture of overt and sanctioned bigotry. But what's absurd is that there are plenty of teenage readers today who can fully relate to Cam's experiences.