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Discrimination

In Human Parts. More on Medium.

by Anthony Romeo

I grew up closeted, Catholic, and conservative, a boy in the Catskills. I self-identified as a Republican, against what now would appear to be better judgement. In a small town though, I was every bit the big fish. In selecting colleges, I wanted to keep my toes in familiar waters, because that’s safe. But I also saw that Seton Hall didn’t have an organization for gay students, so I knew, well to be honest, I capital-k “Knew” in my heart that I could just make it happen, easy. Big fish, jumping into the ocean.

I settled into classes…

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