This I Believe

trey - Gretna, Louisiana
Entered on November 16, 2007
Age Group: Under 18

Living Life as a Homosexual teen in America

I was born on December 7, 1990. I’m 16 years of age now. Since the age of 13 I’ve been gay. But let’s start at the beginning I was raped at the age of 10. But the problems didn’t start there they started the day after. After my neiborhood found out that I’d been raped it turned bad for me. My friends looked and thought of me different they treated me different. As a homosexual the problem with living in America isn’t that you’re not welcome it’s that raciest people are so far gone in their ways they don’t look at the cause of their reactions.

In America as a homosexual teen you have hide your sexuality. If you don’t you are for these reasons you will:

1. Your ridiculed

2. looked down on

3. Society is always questioning your life.

If America is the land of the free why aren’t they letting people get married? We broke away from England because we were surprised about living in those conditions but now the place we call a free world is turning in to the place we started from to leave.

In short this world has many controversies that need to be handled.