Sunday, March 9, 2008

. . . even though I don't know who you are.

I would like to thank the awesome lady that sat in front of me at the concert I went to the other day. My friend and I were obviously gay at this concert. In front of us was a lady with her little daughter and a husband that she had dragged along. I don't know who she is, but I want to thank her for making the world a little better.

First off, the world is a little better because she made it a little more sparkly, and who of you reading this blog doesn't like a little sparkle? She sprayed her daughter's hair with glitter, and then to be funny sprayed her husbands hair with glitter. He didn't like it, but my friend and I did. So she turned around and said, "You boys want some too, don't you?" And then she proceeded to spray us both with glitter!

Then later on in the concert, her husband whispered to her after looking at my sparkly friend and me, and she turned to him and said, "But don't they look happy?" She and her daughter both exchanged friendly whispers, and then she turned and winked at us. The whole night she was just so friendly and supportive, making it clear that the presence of gay people was not only no big deal, it was fun. As she left the venue, she came over to us to say goodbye and wish us well.

I love people who make others feel good. I love people who are friendly. I love people who are uplifting. I love people who take small steps to make this world a more loving and accepting place.


MoHoHawaii said...

I've had this kind of experience when I was out in public with my boyfriend. I think some straight people are rooting for us. It's a great feeling.

Sneakers in Sacrament said...

"I think some straight people are rooting for us. It's a great feeling."

Some straight people, i think the vast majority of people are rooting for "us." Maybe not in Iran or Utah but for the most part people want others to be happy. Even if they dont understand the situation, in my city words such as "fag" are not used. It would be looked upon with disgust. I think most of the world is rooting for us, now time to get the Mormons to join in. Glad to hear that someone brightened your day, glitter tends to do that.