gay
This is not an article about bisexual, pansexual, or women whose sexuality comes at a particular perpendicular slant. This is an article about straight girls who are down to fuck girls and the lesbians who love flipping them.
straight people
A queer space, however temporary, is the one space that’s both physically and emotionally safe -- where, for once, heterosexuality isn’t assumed, and queer people are the default.
gay and lesbian
I was in my late 20s -- and married to a man -- when I fell for a woman and realized that, oops, I was actually a lesbian.
in the closet
I learned that I could identify as gay on the inside, and that was safe.