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Language has always fascinated me. The way words come to represent concepts, or to misrepresent them, the ways the things which words represent can change and evolve, and how sometimes the words follow suit, and sometimes they don’t. Words and language are so powerful, so complex, and yet they have no reality in and of themselves. Stripped of context, language is merely a series of letters and/or sounds. In context, however, they can create or destroy whole worlds.

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You're not alone!

So I don’t know if you have seen the “it gets better” videos that have been circling youtube, but when I started watching them I quickly realized they are all directed at high school kids. But being discriminated against and feeling rejected or alienated because of your sexuality doesn’t only apply to high school students…