Rodrigo, in his own words: “I’ve lived with my grandmother and my brother for the past 5 years. And her acceptance towards me and my brother being gay is something that shocked me at first. She was born almost 70 years ago, in a totally different world, and acts like every person should about us: naturally. It taught me that the ones that love you the most understand (or will at one point) that being gay is just one small part of who you are. And it doesn’t really change anything.
She says that in life, love is what matters the most. And I’d like to add something to that: learning.
Learning to accept yourself.
Learning that you’re different, and that it’s fine to be yourself.
Learning about who you are as a person.
Actually, if you think about it, learning also takes love and passion.
So yeah, she’s right!:)
Also, I know there is still prejudice in the world, even here in Brazil, and that’s why I define myself as a lucky gay man for having people around me who accept who I am, and a boyfriend who I can freely love. I hope I get to see this reality for all gay men in the world.”
“Imagine all the people living life in peace
You, you may say
I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one
I hope some day you’ll join us
And the world will be as one”
Andre, in his own words: “Being gay means being free. Each person must find his way of freedom.
Coming out was much easier than I thought. The biggest difficulties came from myself and not from people around me.”