Loved this! What a fantastic narrative voice!
"I've been thinking about two states of being - being gay, being Jewish. They have a lot in common. You don't choose it, that's the first thing. If you are, you are. There's nothing you can do to change it. Some people might deny this, but even if you're only 'a little bit gay' or a little bit Jewish', that's enough for you to identify yourself if you want. The second thing is that both those states - gayness, Jewishness - are invisible. Which makes it interesting. Because while you don't have a choice about what you are, you have a choice wheter you 'out' yourself. Every time you meet someone new, it's a decision. You always have a choice about wheter you practise."...Continua