Twitter has undeniably become one of the world’s leading tools for news-gathering and sharing in its short nine-year lifespan. The social media site has helped spark political revolutions in the Middle East, instantly relays information about natural disasters, and even serves as a direct channel between notable figures and the public. But one of the best features of the site is how it links communities.
Enter #GrowingUpGay, a hilarious trending hashtag that has given LGBT users a space to relate to one another and have a laugh at some of the trials and tribulations of finding your way through life being different. Here are some of our favorites.
— Aâ„“Ñ”χ (@holyh00ker) July 15, 2015
— The Ugly Duckling (@Why_Tacos) July 15, 2015
— Jake Updegraff (@OnAirJake) July 16, 2015
— Jay (@gayyjay) July 15, 2015
— The Gay Burn Book (@SouthernHomo) July 15, 2015
— Rihanno Λiko (@iTerryCameron) July 15, 2015
— chase (@chaserojo) July 15, 2015
— ï¸ (@GIRLSONGIRLSGIF) July 19, 2015
— jon. (@prasejeebus) July 19, 2015
— KayLord. (@BeyonceHatesMe) July 15, 2015
— Prince Charming (@PrinceCharmingP) July 15, 2015