Personal Narrative Essay: The Pulse Night Club

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There have only been a few times in my life that I have genuinely felt fear. One time being when my grandmother had passed away. I felt fear for the family and how things were going to be different. But I also felt fear for the fact that I lost someone that is near and dear to my heart. There have been some other times but most recently this fear has come back. The fear I feel is for my own life. This is because of recent events that had happened down in Orlando. The Pulse Night Club shooting has truly rocked my world and shown me that the world isn’t as beautiful as I thought it was.

For the first time in my life, I was afraid of being gay. In the LGBT community, it kind of comes with the territory. I mean not everyone is going to be on your side and fully accept you. And that is okay! When it comes to bigotry you just need to be able to kind of roll with it. It creates a hard exterior for you to have. But never have I ever felt a genuine sense of fear for being gay. …show more content…

To be gunned down in one of them is horrific.” This really resonated with me and got me thinking about how true this is. There are only a few places that provide someone with a safe feeling. Now the thing is that was stripped away from us. I mean us as a community, the whole LGBT community. Yes, it is one place and it is one club. But who is to say that there aren’t going to be copycat’s out there. This whole situation has left people on edge for that fact that this can happen to

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