21 Tweets That Are Just Too Funny If You’re The Only Queer Person In The Family

With great power comes great responsibility.

1. When you’re not out to everyone yet (even if everybody already knows):

3. And this quick exit:

4. This enormous responsibility:

5. This lost opportunity:

7. The moment you find your real family:

8. This sad introduction:

When you're not out yet so your boyfriend has to introduce you to his family like this

— Closeted Gay Guy (@CGGuy44)

9. This act of deep deep denial:

10. This fist-clenching dinner conversation:

12. This little ditty:

When you're not out to your family yet & they ask if you have a boyfriend or like any boys

— Sarah (@tbh0ltzy)

13. This moment of silence:

14. This face-stuffing diversion:

16. This quick lesson:

When you're not out yet and your cousins ask if you're gay at a family event

— toasted bran (@brandonmonge15)

17. And this holiday outfit:


18. This truly inspirational teaching moment:

My family: what the fuck does LGBT even mean? Me:

— Kelsey Fiona (@KKelseyBITCHH_)

20. This brave and silent stand:

21. And, of course, this Oscar-nominated performance:

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Sarah Karlan is the Deputy LGBT Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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