...Uh oh!
Tue Dec 17, 2013 14:39

Riley, would’ve told Zakir all about Sebastian Edwards if the boy had asked, and he wouldn’t have felt bad at all. He had wanted to out Sebastian since they had broken up, even if it was just to another Pureblood who keep up the pretense of being straight. Hell, if Sebastian hadn’t avoided him his last term here, Riley would’ve probably said something in front of the whole school, but the other boy had very good timing and besides the opening feast they had never been in the same place at the same time.

Riley frowned a bit when Zakir asked if bloodlines were important to Muggles, and if they weren’t is that why they did not care if their offspring were gay. Riley ran a hand through his brown hair and sighed. “To some people bloodlines matter, but being gay doesn’t mean it’s the be all and end all of children. If I want a biological child all I have to do is find a woman who is willing to carry a child and go through a inverto. Which is where a doctor helps with conception.” He paused for a moment.

“But, some Muggle parents do disown children for being gay.” Riley swallowed remembering how his friend Jake from the LGBT center had been beaten by his father. How bad it had been, how Jake had to find a new place to live, a safer place. “There’s bigoted people in the Muggle world, just like here in the Magical World.”

Riley wanted to hug the other boy when he heard the whispered filled with hurt. He frowned. He didn’t know much about Zakir’s homelife, and but he knew the other boy wasn’t out. Riley didn’t mean to do it, but soon he had his arms around Zakir. He had never even touched the other boy before but suddenly Riley wanted to protect Zakir. “They aren’t more accepting, it just seems like that. Some of us are lucky, while some of you are stuck, but if you want more than a half life, I can help you.”

Riley, had offered the same help to Sebastian a hundred times. Rose wouldn’t have cared if he had brought home another person, Jake had stayed with Rose for two months after the beating, even when Riley had returned to school. Rose was accepting of Riley, and she would help anyone Riley said needed it.

  • So...Zakir, Mon Dec 16 21:46
    Zakir didn’t ask after the identity of Riley’s previous boyfriend. He understood the desire to remain hidden, and the fear that accompanied the truth. Telling one’s family that they were different... more
    • ...Uh oh! — Riley, Tue Dec 17 14:39
      • ...Zakir, Sat Dec 21 21:26
        Zakir stiffened in surprise when Riley’s arms captured him in an embrace. For a long moment, he remained ridged, unsure if he wanted to pull away or accept the unexpected contact. If you want more... more
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