I (don’t) fit. Don’t look closely.

TeacherEmeryEmery Boyle-Scott,
Milwaukee, WI.

I want to belong in a group, and it’s nice to belong until someone looks closely. My whiteness is always sidelined when people learn about my lesbian moms. Don’t look closely and I have all the privilege. But, then it disappears and I’m not allowed, I’m questioned on everything. There’s no box for my diversity. There are literally dozens of us, but we’re not connected.

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