I'm proud to be recognised for who I am. The filmmaker behind Mysterious Skin keeps people guessing. But with the gift of time and grace, my parents chose love.
All the receptors were now receiving a different signal, and I was happy. It's just a disposition ya'll. Everyone has an idea of what we should look like. When you're self-conscious about anything - your appearance, your age, your sexuality - it tends to be the first thing people notice. I didn't do it earlier because of fear, and, bottom line, it was all in my head.
Are they just saying so-and-so is gay, and then we don't actually deal with the fact that they're gay? It's a traveling crowd. And I certainly suffered for not having my sexuality affirmed. The former lead singer for R.