Purr = happy cat noise
Gato = Spanish for cat
Purgatory = infinite realm of happy Spanish cats
that was the best thing I have read in about 10 years.
Be with someone who is proud to have you. With someone who is patient with you and gentle with your heart. Someone who doesnt necessarily understand you, but is trying to find our your quirks and the things that make you tick. Be with someone who isn’t shamed to say your name in front of their friends, or hold your hand at family outings. Be with someone who fights for you. With someone you fears losing you. And make sure you feel the same about them, too.
Suddenly her mom’s silence matched Jackie’s own. “Oh, my God,” she murmured in disbelief. “Are you gay?”
"Yeah," Jackie forced herself to say.
After what felt like an eternity, her mom finally responded. “I don’t know what we could have done for God to have given us a fag as a child,” she said before hanging up.
She got a call from her older brother. “He said, ‘Mom and Dad don’t want to talk to you, but I’m supposed to tell you what’s going to happen,’” Jackie recalls. “And he’s like, ‘All your cards are going to be shut off, and Mom and Dad want you to take the car and drop it off at this specific location. Your phone’s going to last for this much longer. They don’t want you coming to the house, and you’re not to contact them. You’re not going to get any money from them. Nothing. And if you don’t return the car, they’re going to report it stolen.’ And I’m just bawling. I hung up on him because I couldn’t handle it.” Her brother was so firm, so matter-of-fact, it was as if they already weren’t family.
|—||You should read this Rolling Stones piece on Queer kids getting kicked out by their religious parents. And remember it. (via contrcl)|
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