“People still think of me as that 14 year old - but that was 4 years ago, and I’m not that kid anymore. I’ve had to learn a few lessons, I’ve had to do some growing up. Now I want to give people something to cheer about. I’m going out to show them what I’m made of - I’m going out, to do ‘em proud.”
They claim to follow someone who always stood up for the oppressed and marginalized.
I guess it is a fear of the unknown. If you talk to someone who doesn’t like gay people you can almost guarantee that they don’t know too many. These are the prejudices that you have to challenge and break down. Emma and I decided not to get legally married until our gay friends could do the same.”