Sadiez

United Kingdom

“Passionately smashin’ every expectation!”

List of random facts about me:
• I’m 16
• She/her
• I’m gay
• aspiring novelist and journalist
• I’m a Ravenclaw
• I love musicals
• I’m a romantic
•I love comic books.

Message to Readers

All the quotes in this poem are all genuine things people have said to either me or my friends or fellow LGBTQ+ people I know. I want to continue to add to this poem to address the hate and stereotypes different identities face. So if you’re LGBTQ+ and you have any real quotes or stereotypes about your identity then comment down below, if you want to. Let’s debunk the ignorance and stereotypes.

We are here, yeah we’re Queer.

June 11, 2020

FREE WRITING

17
Don’t tell me I’m too loud! 

Don’t tell me not to be proud! 

Not here, not in front of my kids, they don’t need to know about this. 

Know what? 
That two girls can kiss 
That sometimes love is genderless. 

Don’t tell me I’m reducing myself to my sexuality because I care about this! 

You mention gay characters a lot, maybe you should not

What? I should stop? 
stop caring about representation maybe you forgot, but you get a relatable romance, all most every time you go to the cinema, 
I get what? Well I can tell you that on the big screen, I do not 
get a girl meets girl romcom. 

Just stop!
Don’t pretend as if
You care about this,

Yeah, I’ve plenty of gay mates. 

And that’s all great till, 
I tell you I’m gay and it’s 

ew, you like girls do you like, have a crush on me. 

Honestly, Is it that hard for you to see,
I like girls who like girls too,
i’m not about to run after you. 

you like girls? that’s hot. 

Just stop! 
do you think I like girls cuz 
I want your attention
did you hear me correct? 
or did I forget to mention? 
I’m gay 
that should be all I have to say. 

you say they/them pronouns
are..

Too confusing 

yet you’ll take time to make,
nicknames for your mates 
could you be more fake! 
All I can say is if you’ve time for that then you’ve time to make the decision to use someone’s correct pronouns. 

Don’t use someone’s dead name
if they ask you not too,
just use the name they want you too,
it’s not that hard to do. 

If someone tells you they’re bi don’t assume they’ll cheat, 
sexuality doesn’t define your integrity. 

If your part of the community then you should stand in solidarity, not push someone out because you chose to see bisexuality as a phase of popularity,
it’s a real identity! 

It’s a sin

You cry, 
love thy neighbour suddenly goes out the window, 
and you’ll happily throw out 
your kin
For a book written over 3000 
years ago 
Which you paraphrase 
as it’s convenient for you to preach your hate.

I don’t mind it but do you have to shove it in my face? 

I’m sorry that me fighting hate
accounts to shoving it in your face.

we need a straight pride! 

Could you be more ignorant
if you tried?
did you face persecution
based on your sexuality or gender identification? 
did you have to wait years for the right to marry your bride? 

So don’t tell me I’m too loud! 

Don’t tell me not to be proud! 

We are here! yeah, we are Queer! And let’s be clear we’re proud AF!

 

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15 Comments
  • løne wølf

    Happy Pride!!! We stand together; love conquers all <3


    6 months ago
  • sunny.v

    YOOO HAPPY PRIDEEE WE’RE HERE AND WE’RE QUEER FROM YOUR LOCAL WLW GIRL


    6 months ago
  • Karma's_Coming

    PREACH IT. This was such an amazing and relatable piece. HAPPY PRIDE!!!


    6 months ago
  • Sadiez

    And happy pride!!


    6 months ago
  • Sadiez

    Thank you everyone for your amazing and supportive comments, they all mean a lot!


    6 months ago
  • WinterBerry

    Happy Pride! and thank you for creating this, it's an amazing representation of the community!


    6 months ago
  • HelpMe512

    Amazing! Love is love, and love is beautiful! Happy pride month from your local trans boi


    6 months ago
  • Paisley Blue

    This is so true. It really touched me. Thank you. In these times, we have to bond together more than ever. Stay strong, everyone!


    6 months ago
  • ElsaRee

    This was amazing! I totally agree with you! Love has nothing to do with gender, age, distance and time. I loved this piece!


    6 months ago
  • Sadiez

    Thank you everyone, for your nice comments.


    6 months ago
  • Sadiez

    Ellen J, thank you, yeah I really wanted to make sure my poem was inclusive to the whole community and address as many issues, as I could. Sorry you’ve had to listen to your family and friends say some annoying things it’s got to have been frustrating, (trust me I know the annoyance of ignorant comments) but I’m glad my responses resonated with you. Also Thank you!


    6 months ago
  • delete

    Say it loud and say it proud! I love how you write responses to every homophobic thing that happens to people who are LGBTQ. I can relate to this. I’m bisexual myself and I’ve sat at the dinner table listening to family and friends say some very annoying things about homosexuality being shoved in their faces. Your responses are everything I’d say myself and I love how you make them rhyme to add a wittiness to your words. Fantastic poem that I think loads of people should see!


    6 months ago
  • Tushar Mandhan

    This piece is so strong! Say it louder because there are still people who think love is a sin, say it louder to the people who love dividing love.......


    7 months ago
  • batman_is_a_cracker

    Louder for the people in the back!


    7 months ago
  • Cheshire Cat

    I'm not gay or anything but I know what you mean that others can't control your feelings.


    7 months ago