Tropicana Speach 2012You don't know me because of what I am.
I know that most of you do not know me, but some of you might. I have been homeschooled since seventh grade. My name is Sallie Cheyenne Faircloth and I am 15-years-old. My favorite color is black; I have three goldfish named Jacob, Alex, and Moe, I have two big sisters and one big brother plus two big stepbrothers and a little step sister. Then there is Trinity, she is the little sister I'll never have. You see, my mother is a drug addict and is currently in prison; where she has been most of my life.
No one knows this about me because no one cares. The reason no one cares? Because I am gay. I am a faggot, a queer, a failure who should die. Those are some of the names I have been called and some things I've been told by some of my closest friends and even family.
Imagine if every single day was nothing but hell because of what you are. All your friends leave your side because they think you might try something on them. It's just like when we were