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Gay/queer/lesbian
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Hey! I'm Ruby! I love food, travel, repurposing things out of recycled materials in my workshop, music and skating. I am currently at University studying Early Childhood Education and Care.

I have lived all over Sydney my whole life but have recently moved to the South Coast with my partner of two years and our rescue greyhound. Going to an all girls catholic school in the eastern suburbs of Sydney with a principal who was openly anti-gay wasn't the easiest. I decided to come out after high school, when I was 17, which worked for me.

Fortunately, I was brought up amongst the LGBTQ community and attended Fair Day with my Brother, Mum and all of her queer friends from a young age. I feel as though I had created a over dramatised story in my head about coming out. It wasn't anything like the dismay I had worried about.

Since then I have met countless amazing people and get to share my time with the people I love knowing that I am being my most authentic self. Coming out isn't always easy and it certainly doesn't happen over night but it will be for the better in the long run.

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because in the end those who matter don't mind and those who mind don't matter." – Dr. Seuss
Do people still read? I listen to audiobooks (sometimes) if that counts?
Orange is the New Black (I know…so stereotypical, but I love it!)