March 31st - Reason to be cheerful: Being Gay.
It's never been about parades, discos, drugging or hedonism for me (not that I have any problem with any of that - rock on if that's what floats your boat).
I knew I was Gay before I even knew what the word meant.
Being Gay has made me resilient, strong, and introspective; when you are ten years old, and realize that you are marching to a different drummer, you live in your own head, and sometimes, you find all the answers that you need right there.
Now that I am older, much older, I realize what a lucky man I am. Being Gay is just a small part of who I am, but it is an important part, and I am glad that I was dealt this hand.
March 31st's reason to be cheerful: Being Gay.