Growing up in a small, fairly homophobic town in Australia brought about years of denial about my attraction to men. While friends around me were launching into their first fledgling relationships, I was doing my best to pretend I didn’t even have a sexuality – hoping life would return to the simplicity before puberty struck. “Maybe if I just read Harry Potter for the 10th time and act like nothing is wrong I can make it through high school.” - My inner monologue circa 2003.
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Hal Fulcher accidentally shoplifted this scarf moments before this photo was taken. Upon realizing his mistake, he was too embarrassed to reenter the shop and instead enjoyed its warmth for several weeks before losing it at a cafe in Venice. He is 30-years-old, studied a Master in International Studies on Media, Power, and Difference at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and is currently enjoying the Manchester music scene.
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