Wonderful post about coming out and the courage to be yourself and show the world who you are. I also love the writer’s nick name. Fluffy is fabulous!
Inspired by seeing visibly genderqueer people at a game developers conference, fluffy finally took the plunge and came out to everyone: co-workers, family, friends, and even extended family.
So, yeah, I’m totally out, everywhere, to everyone who matters. Finally.
This all started at GDC [Game Developers Conference]. GDC has its own social networking app, sort of like a little mini-Twitter/Facebook/Foursquare thing so that attendees can share their thoughts and talk about what they’re liking or disliking about various panels, or ask advice for certain things.
Throughout the day I saw a bunch of visibly genderqueer/non-conforming people, both attendees and volunteers alike, and it finally put a much-needed spark into my brain. Me, being an Undertale die-hard, posted the following:
Seeing so many people comfortable in their gender expression fills you with determination.
This got a bunch of likes. As a followup, I posted:
If I don’t come out at work within…
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