This isnt coming out of the closet. This is coughing loudly from within the closet to scare the people outside of it, which is immensely more entertaining.
i really hate coming out but still want my extended family to know, so my mother took it upon herself to invent the game “guess which one of my kids is gay.”
the rules are simple.
- sit down with uncle so-and-so
- he says something about gay people in passing
- my mom says “there’s a gay person at this table right now. guess which of my kids it is!
- he looks frantically between the three of us trying to figure out if she’s joking or not and trying desperately not to offend anyone but also she won’t continue with the conversation unless he makes a guess so he has to make a guess
- we all enjoy his discomfort immensely