By Robyn Harper

Robyn Harper

Born in Dublin, Ireland, Robyn Harper is the Author and Editor of the blog Gay Girl Revolution.

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Dear 15-year-old me: I’m writing to tell you, ‘It Got Better’

| Sunday, October 14, 2012
Just remember. You are unique, there’s only one of you. If you ever worry that you are different – just think how boring it would be if we were all the same! You will take pride in expressing your individuality. You’ll march in parades. You will fly the flag of pride. You’ll witness States and Countries around the world embrace change and embrace equality. You’ll do your bit. You’ll be part of it...

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National Coming Out Day: Achieving progress through visibility

| Thursday, October 11, 2012
Portia de Rossi and Ellen Degeneres
On our road to equality, perhaps we’ll meet a day when “coming out” becomes a thing of the past. There will be no perception of difference, no fear, no worry and no anxiety. No declarations, no announcements, no revelations need be made. Nothing is questioned or second-guessed...

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Marriage: What does gender have to do with it?

| Sunday, September 9, 2012
When I was younger, I never dreamed of my wedding day. I don’t know why exactly, thoughts of it just didn’t excite me, they didn’t really come into my mind. It wasn’t something I thought I wanted. It’s not something I want right now, but I will in the future. I wonder who she’ll be...

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The illusion of the ‘Gay Lifestyle’ — Setting it straight

| Sunday, August 5, 2012
It cannot be beyond comprehension that gay people also have jobs and careers, play and watch sports, socialize, walk our dogs, take exams, celebrate holidays, save for a house, pay the bills, eat, sleep and drink. That gay people live everyday lives too. What is there to misunderstand? Where is this naivety coming from?

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