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STORYTELLER:
West High School
Asian
10th grade

I think I realized it when I was in kindergarten that I wasn’t exactly the same as everyone else.

I viewed girls and guys the same, like I had a crush on a girl, I had a crush on a guy. It didn’t make a difference to me. As long as I thought the person was amazing, you know, personality wise. And I just…

It didn’t hit me until the fifth grade that I was different when I was on the Internet and there was like a quiz. It was just random. It was–. I was going on some website and it was like a quiz. And it was like: What’s your sexuality? And I was like: Oh, yeah–. So me being a naïve fifth grader, I was like: Oh, yeah, let me go look at, check this out. I’ll take this quiz.

And I took it and it was like: Oh, you’re bisexual.

And I was like:    READ MORE »

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