Why coming out as working class was harder than coming out as gay

(www.theguardian.com)

I’ve left the closet twice - as a gay man, and as an academic from a working-class background. The second was at least as hard

This is an interesting article. I was the first person in my family to attend university, which I paid for because my parents were busy raising my four sisters and two brothers. I was the first person in my family to move more than 100km from where I was born (having first moved west 4,880km in 2002, then another 7,920km west in 2007). Oddly enough, I'm the last person in my family to have children …