21. It is the responsibility of older queer generations to be compassionate, responsible role models & teachers for younger queers & i would argue that thanks in large part to traumas such as the AIDS crisis & systemic violence, queers too often fail to become good elders
Thread for #Pride
At just about to turn 43, I'm effectively a queer elder now. I have had the mindset of teaching and mentoring for a long time, and I can't agree more.
We have to show the next generations both what's at stake, and why they should be confident in themselves.
Generalistic and moderated instance.