By Joel Bockhorn
When I was younger, both in Middle and High School, coming to terms with my true identity was a serious challenge. I wanted to have a happy and successful future, but based on what I had come to understand about myself, I feared I wouldn’t have the opportunity to live the future that I wanted, or even have the same privileges that others had.
Near the end of my time in Middle School, I had figured out that I was gay. It was something that although I knew was true,...