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35 Growing Up Gay Tweets That Are Way Too Real

Thanks to the #GrowingUpGay hashtag.

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1. On still being closeted.

#GrowingUpGay... when someone says, "Can I ask you a question?" And you instantly know it's gonna be "Are you gay?"

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#GrowingUpGay walking into family gatherings like

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Being told you're gay and ridiculed for it in school before you even knew you were gay. #GrowingUpGay

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#GrowingUpGay parents: im so glad none of my kids are gay me:

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#growingupgay risking your life every day like

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#GrowingUpGay when your friends are always joking around about you being gay but little do they know you actually are

7. On your image.

#GrowingUpGay "you look straight tho"

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#GrowingUpGay "You don't look gay." Oh, were you expecting this? 💁🏽🌈

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#growingupgay trying to act like you were disgusted when you saw your friends dick but really wanted it in your mouth

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#GrowingUpGay every time I go to a family function and my aunts are like "do you have a girlfriend yet" and I'm like

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watching footballs games with your straight friends (gays are BEYONCÉ) #GrowingUpGay

"Gays are Beyoncé" - Words to live by.

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always getting asked by little kids "why you act like a girl?" #GrowingUpGay

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your dad tells you talk deeper and have a "walk" #GrowingUpGay

14. On dealing with homophobia.

#GrowingUpGay hearing your parents use the word "faggy" to describe something they don't like and then trying to laugh it off

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#GrowingUpGay When the pastor in church starts talking about homosexuality and he stares right at you. 😒😳😑

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getting made fun of for having my nails painted at age 6 when they were hella rad #growingupgay

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#GrowingUpGay only being out to close friends because your family would literally hate you & getting to listen to them talk shit about gays

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Feeling like shit and Hiding the parts of you that everyone didn't want to see. #GrowingUpGay

19.

Straight people: "so how does that work?...how do you.....yknow?" #GrowingUpGay

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#GrowingUpGay being told your whole life by your family to just be yourself and when you finally are they hate you for it

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Knowing that girls you wanted to be genuine friends with only wanted you as a human accessory #GrowingUpGay

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When your mom would be all "If you were gay I would still love you...I just hope you're not" #GrowingUpGay

23. On the struggles.

#GrowingUpGay when straight girls blatantly flirt with you all the time but won't do anything with you

24.

Hooking up with someone from HS for them to turn around and be straight afterwards.... #GrowingUpGay

25.

When you fall in love with a straight person and it makes you want to rip your heart out and stomp on it #GrowingUpGay

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pretending you have that pic of a woman in a bikini bc it's your "body goals" #GrowingUpGay

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#GrowingUpGay playing it cool in the locker room like

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#GrowingUpGay pretending to hate magic mike when you saw it with your family but secretly loved it

29.

Trying hard not to fall in love with your same sex teachers #GrowingUpGay

30. So many things.

Your female friends assuming they had the right to touch your body whenever and however they wanted #GrowingUpGay

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being disowned before your wedding and being told ur going to hell #growingupgay

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"As a lesbian...supporter..........." #GrowingUpGay

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#GrowingUpGay not knowing what to say when someone asked who your celeb crush was

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Your mum praying that you will get back with your ex girlfriend you dated when you where like 10 #GrowingUpGay

35. And the defence mechanism.

#GrowingUpGay yelling at someone "IM STRAIGHT" when they said anything about being gay

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