Why coming out as working class was harder than coming out as gay
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I’ve left the closet twice – as a gay man, and as an academic from a working-class background. The second was at least as hard

Recently a colleague asked me what it was like growing up gay in Arkansas. Even I was surprised to find I didn’t have an answer. After all, I should be an expert on that subject – and, indeed, a couple of horror stories she no doubt expected to hear are true.

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