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Better late than never

Hi all, Recently I read an article about a 96 year old Polish man who finally came out as being gay to his whole family. It made me think about his life, what he has been through and the struggles he must have faced knowing he was gay throughout his life. This man has lived through world wars, poverty in his country, the rise of new powers and the trials and tribulations of everyday family life. All knowing that he couldn't come out as gay as his society would shun and reject him, his country wasn't open to homosexual relationships and religious views were against him entirely. This resonates with me in many ways. Whilst I have said before I am lucky enough to live in the UK, where gay relationships are legal, and people can enter marriages with same sex partners, I have other trials that are similar to this mans. I too will face rejection from my family for being gay, I too have a religious belief that does not coincide with homosexuality and I too have a society, albeit