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  1. Sep 2015
    1. younger people who are benefitting from several generations now of queer social activism by people in their 40s and 50s
    2. let’s acknowledge that being queer no longer automatically means being brutalized
    3. These younger folks, with their gay-straight alliances, their supportive parents and their new right to marry regularly issue calls for “safe space.”
    4. youth internalize narratives of damage that they themselves may or may not have actually experienced
    5. and some students, accustomed to trotting out stories of painful events in their childhoods (dead pets/parrots, a bad injury in sports) in college applications and other such venues
    6. newer generations of queers seem only to have heard part of this story
    7. the triggered generation