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Please, Stop Calling Me a “Homosexual.”

I'm an eight on the enneagram with a really strong seven wing, which means, at times I can be the eternal optimist. I will more than likely willfully overlook obvious warning signs in favor of hopefully/maybe something good happening. Whether it's relationships or going to an event that is isn't particularly friendly to POC or to queer folk, I'm going in with my hands open, hoping for a good outcome. But, alas, my question of "are people seriously that uninformed?" (read: 'that stupid') got answered in a big way. I went to a gathering for creatives this morning in Atlanta called Creative Mornings (aptly named) to hear a speaker, a well-known photographer, who was going to talk about "Love." Vague, I know.…