Double Dipping: “Straightening Out” for Tipsy Lit


One notion that I couldn’t quite shake when I started teaching writing as an adjunct professor at not one, but two, accredited colleges directly out of grad school was that I didn’t know how much to reveal about my personal life to my coworkers and students. In other words, I had no clue how to be gay. I’d spent the better part of my college years locked firmly in the closet and most of grad school trying to learn how to ease my way out of it until every wall and the whole damn house came crashing down around me, finally freeing me.

I wasn’t about to go back in …

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4 thoughts on “Double Dipping: “Straightening Out” for Tipsy Lit

  1. “That’s one of the reasons I started blogging again. I made my Twitter account public and I started writing. I felt that it was my duty as not just a professor, but a teacher in every sense of the word to educate as many people that would listen. ”

    I went through the exact same thought process! I used to keep everything hidden, but now everything is out there. Open. Aside from being liberating, I like the message it sends my future and past students.

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