Why it is not okay to give these people the same freedom and rights the society gives to straight people?
Know when to speak up. Your friends’ sexist joke isn’t funny and neither is his racist one, so call him out on both.
“He has a big jacked-up truck that has all these extra mods on it to make it loud and gaudy-looking.”
“Society in general doesn’t give a fuck about men’s problems at all, not even a little.”
I had no idea that being married would bring out so much of who I am as a person, to the point where I now feel more like myself than ever before.
We’ve learned to balance this tug of war between intimacy and independence by first filling up our emotional bank accounts and then speaking our needs out loud.