An English-born gay man in Wales; who wanted/wants to identify as Welsh, with no Welsh blood but a gay Welsh heart. I never managed this integration when I lived in “Aber”(Aberystwyth) in 1978-83; but I attempt it, in retrospect, via art, which is both quintessentially Welsh and absolutely gay( stereotypes or not -slate/rainbows/mountains- I do not care).
Wales just became more gay
I integrated(made a whole self)my(adopted)Welsh self with my gay self(via-much later- a book of short fiction by a gay man I knew In Aberystwyth:). So, perhaps, I got there anyway: eventually….https://towardsutopia.wordpress.com/2016/11/23/a-coming-out-story-by-steven-benson/
Aberystwyth, mon (propre) amour 🙂 xx