The surprise my friends and family expressed back home in my college choice was tangible. I came out as gay at the beginning of my sophomore year in high school.
In my experience, Dartmouth has not reflected the expectations of the people back home; I have felt more comfortable in my identity in the past 10 weeks than in the three years of high school that I was. While my experience has been mostly positive, I know that Dartmouth is not perfect in this regard. And as a white male, my experiences are vastly different from others around campus. Another member of the Class ofwho asked to remain anonymous because she is not out to Private escorts in Markham parents, provided insight on a contrasting perspective as a queer woman of Dartmouth bulletin classifieds personal relaxation. She expressed her fears moving forward at Dartmouth with the Burlington dates for couples system, which dominates the social scene.
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