There we sat in our car comforting each other after the officer drove away and we finally parked the car. We were both very upset. Unfairly targeted and forced to stay silent in the moment because of the balance of power, we could only replay what had just happened over and over.
Also, the reason that barrista put real milk in your caramel macchiato when you told her “Soy Milk” three times AND made her say it back to you just to be sure… homophobia.
Also, the reason your manager at the Fair Trade Locavore Matriarchal Food Co-Operative gave you the Saturday shift even though you told her you didn’t work weekends… homophobia.
Also, the reason your iPhone had spotty service and no 4G at the Womyn’s Leather Retreat… homophobia.
Yup, everything’s coming up homophobia.