Ask a Homo: Is It OK to Be Mad at My Friend’s Gay Ex?

Welcome back to Ask a Homo, a judgment-free zone where the queers of Outward answer questions about LGBTQ politics, culture, etiquette, language, and other conundrums. Today, our correspondent wonders if it’s OK to be mad at a friend’s ex-boyfriend who just came out as gay.

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