I was bullied from the 2-8 grade. I'm not the guy that plays football, soccer, basketball, or any type of sport, So in the second grade rumors where spread that I was gay. No one wanted to be around me, no one. I was intimidated by everyone. Teachers, adults, teenagers, children, parents, everyone, I thought they were gonna judge me on how I walked, talked, and socialized. Those rumors followed me till the 7th grade. Every time I walked to school and saw someone I didn't like I could hear them say, "gay", as if I could not hear them. In the beginning of the 8th grade I had to change, I was not going to take it anymore! My attitude changed, I was quieter, less social, I tried my best to avoid everyone I thought was mean or going to say something about me even if it were good. By the 9th grade everyone went to a different high school and ever since I got to my new school I'm the smart kid, not the gay kid, I'm the friendly kid, I'm the kid that a lot of people know, I'm the kid that people talk to. I'm not the gay kid. NO. Even if I were I wouldn't tell anyone about my sexual preferences. It's no one business but mine. Not everything went away, I still get anonymous questions asking about my sexuality and I simply say "no" "why do you care" "is it important" and people just stop because I learned how to speak out for myself and sometimes for others. I sometimes here my friends say things so mean about others and I have to say something back because although the person isn't my friend, it's not right to intimidate others and make them feel less of a person they are. STAY STRONG GUYS.
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