I never consciously noticed that my personal narrative wasn’t depicted in the popular culture. I actually barely thought about it at all. I think I always assumed I was an outlier, that my story was too specific to expect any widespread representation.
"Why It's so Powerful to See Yourself Represented in Pop Culture" is from the May 04, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Alex Laughlin and narrated by Jill Melancon.