3. Blanca attends her mother’s funeral despite being kicked out her house
LGBTQ+ people can have relationships with their birth parents that range from healthy to outright devastating. Unfortunately, many experience the latter, which could lead to youth homelessness, mental health issues and constant feelings of rejection. Blanca experienced some of these things first-hand when her mom kicked her out their home. But she pushed through these emotions to say her last goodbyes when her mother passed away. There’s no guarantee that she fully forgave her mom but when it comes to love, the answer isn’t always so neat. Sometimes you have to just show up and hope clarity comes over time.
Pride: 6 Scenes From ‘Pose’ That Prove Love Is Complicated But Worth Fighting For was originally published on globalgrind.com