Coming Out and Opening Doors in the World of Tech

Paper-cut art I made for Pride 2019.

I’m gaaaAAYYYY

You were born that way

Nothing gay at all about this photo.

Open these doors

Where are the women? Where are the gays?

Paper version of fashion illustrator René Gruau’s poster for Rouge Baiser.
  • discrimination, racism, and oppression
  • transphobia and homophobia
  • socioeconomic barriers
  • harassment
  • pay inequality
  • pressure to remain closeted (more on this below)
  • lack of support and resources to foster an inclusive environment
  • toxic masculinity and heterosexist climates that promote stereotypical gender roles
  • lack of awareness about LGBTQ issues amongst those in the sexual majority (heterosexuals)
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

Back to the Closet

Perfection is Boring

  • “You’re too old, all your classmates are going to be younger than you.”
  • “You’re too dumb, you’ll never catch on to the material.”
  • “You’re gay, people are going to find out and they’re going to judge the hell out of you.”
  • “You’re ill-equipped and completely unprepared, what are you doing here?”
A Rails app I would like to implement.

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Artist turned Coder. Dog Dad. 🏳️‍🌈 https://www.emmanuel-jose.com/

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Artist turned Coder. Dog Dad. 🏳️‍🌈 https://www.emmanuel-jose.com/

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