Outlicious Essays — gay

Looking for the Nearest Exit

Looking for the Nearest Exit

HOW THE PULSE MASSACRE CHANGED MY BEHAVIOR



I have always been a safety conscious person. Six years of being a flight attendant ingrains certain habits into your brain. Most of these habits involved preventing injury: seeing something on the ground that could trip someone, etc. My awareness of safety went to a new level two years ago.

When the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando happened, mass shootings were not a new thing in the United States. Most of them occurred at schools or...