Personal Narrative: Homophobia Essay

You can try to repress it. You can try and hide from it, but it is only a matter of time until it catches up with you. You can never escape who you truly are. I am gay. I accept this now. I know there is nothing wrong with me. This is just who I am. I have told several of my friends and their reactions have been accepting as I predicted, but my parents are a different story.
I grew up and currently live in a homophobic household. I have heard my mother, father, sister and brother all say something homophobic. Ranging from “thats gay” to “look at those fags”. There was even a point in my life when I was thinking and saying those homophobic things.
My family had me convinced that there was something wrong with gay people. That somehow they…