Sexuality, and Calais

For LGBTQ people in hostile contexts the options are twofold: disclosure, or, formulating a way to manage their identities to limit the exposure they face as individuals. McLellan, I.M. (2017)

Twenty-four

An unaccompanied minor…no wait, people are bored of hearing that terminology…a teenage boy…yes, a genuine, thirteen year-old teenage boy, barely a teenager really, but wise beyond his years…a teenage boy draws lines in the sand with a broken nail, mapping out his journey. Detained here. Sent back home in a cage from here. A cage….