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17 "Growing Up Gay" Tweets I Probably Laughed A Little Too Hard At

Guilty as charged, your honor.

Growing up gay is, shall we say, a unique experience. But looking back, it's also clear that many of us* had a lot in common. So in celebration of Pride Month, here are some of the funniest tweets about growing up gay.

*But not everyone, so please don't yell at me in the comments.

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growing up gay in a red state is a better acting school than Juilliard

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*Growing up gay* Family: You look so handsome I bet the ladies are all over you! My gay ass:

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Growing up gay means you were thoroughly upset when the gym teacher divided the class into boys and girls.

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Growing up gay is knowing exactly what “can I ask you something” means

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Growing up gay and closeted means instinctively flipping your phone over anytime a family member walks into the room

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Him: "are you gay, bro?" Me: "no way man, I have posters of naked women in my room!" #GrowingUpGay

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Growing up gay and closeted means having to pick dare any time you played Truth or Dare

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When extended family would ask “when are you gonna bring a girl home?” #GrowingUpGay

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#GrowingUpGay watching Style Network or Oxygen with the remote firmly in your hand in case someone walks in the room

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growing up gay meant being terrified of talking in your sleep because you might say you had a crush on john in your science class

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growing up gay for me was thinking that the first guy i dated would serenade me with an acapella version of teenage dream like darren criss on glee when we really just met on a dating app, saw a movie, and ghosted each other after mutually sending the “nice meeting you! :)” text

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Growing up gay was being the first person in your class to advance from a pencil to an actual pen because your handwriting was gay-neat

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Growing up gay in the early 2000s starter pack

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