In this section, most narrators discuss how they (came to) understand themselves. Others talk about how they became allies, after a family member came out to them. Also included in this section are narrators’ more general comments about sexuality—usually concerning how it was once something that was not discussed.
Helen Bonser “It was like a knife going right through me.”
Ted Clark “Don’t you think you’re gay?”
David Cornelius “That was the year of Stonewall.”
Marianne Dawson “Everything just rang true when I saw myself that way.”