Zach Rawlings, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Why gay guys left their shirts in the closet: How the shirtless selfie is destroying gay men

I remember that day in first grade. He had called me “gay” on the playground and we had to have a meeting with our teacher about it. I don’t know how or why I knew that being called “gay” was bad, but I did. I felt the warm wash of shame come over me when we met with Mrs. Hudson. The meeting was a reminder that there was something wrong with me  —  something to be made fun of.

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