With Whomever Will Have Me

“Homophobia is a reality I faced firsthand growing up, which has led to my complicated relationship with my hometown, its people, and its broader culture. When I moved to Austin, I wanted to strip myself of all that and do away with both the perception and the reality of my upbringing. But every other weekend I find myself helplessly, lovingly returning to its simulacrum—the Broken Spoke.”

 

Source: Texas Highways
Published: Dec 22, 2021
Length: 11 minutes (2,778 words)
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