“He is a good candidate”, I was told after the interview. “But I think he is gay. I hope you don’t have a problem with that.”
My brain refused to process what I was hearing. How did the sexual preferences of a person in any way affect his ability to perform his task?
The retort came to me only hours later. “I don’t care if he's gay”, I should have said, “as long as he is not gloomy.”
A drabble is a story told in exactly 100 words.
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