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Writing your (gayest) truth

Write your truth. It’s the first advice many writers receive, and the most often repeated. Some may also hear it as “write bravely,” or “write from where the pain is,” or hundreds of other variations that are conveniently printed on refrigerator magnets. This advice frightens me. Not because I have a secret, sordid past (that would make for EXCELLENT writing) but because I’m gay.

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