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Martinique: A Coming Out Story, Part 4

Le Blog de [Moi] posts the fourth and final installment of her personal coming out story. She tells of loosing her first same-sex love and being declared dead by her mother on the day of her coming out to her (Fr): “As if I were dead. Dead. In her eyes, she no longer had a daughter. Shock. Incomprehension. Incredulity. Pain. In a fraction of a second, I went through all those phases until I heard myself say: ‘Okay. If you no longer have a daughter then I have nothing to do in your house.’ ” Thankfully, in the seven years that have passed [Moi]'s mother, although still not entirely comfortable with her sexuality, now welcomes [Moi] and her lover — whom she confesses to liking– in her home.

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