An ex-Catholic at Church on Christmas Eve

Cameron Esposito
Gay Mag
Published in
9 min readDec 24, 2019

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ItIt is an utter rarity that I feel like I’m in the adult generation of my family. Partly this is queerness — our milestones don’t always follow culturally prescribed timelines — and it’s living in Los Angeles, where it’s common to focus on career growth over maturity. Mostly though: I was born into the kind of strict Italian Catholic family that doesn’t really expect kids to grow up, move on, make our own way in the…