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The pandemic offered a unique chance for many people to come out as queer

The pandemic offered a unique chance for many people to come out as queer

Alyssa McGill came of age in the mid-1990s, when former President Clinton established homophobic doctrines like Don't Ask, Don't Tell and the Defense of Marriage Act. Both of those have since been abolished and acceptance of LGBTQ people has increased in the United States and throughout the world.

Still, the revelation that she's a lesbian proved challenging. 

"I grappled with emotions, like wondering why I didn't realize it more fully sooner," said McGill, who questioned her sexuality for years prior, "and if that made me less gay." 

She was married to a man for ten years before divorcing in 2018. During the pandemic, she finally came to the conclusion that she's a lesbian, and is now in a relationship with a woman. Read more...

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