You're Being Ridiculous is super excited to celebrate PRIDE at Steppenwolf as part of their LookOut Series -- a performance series that presents the work of artists and companies across genre and form. We're delighted to welcome Carlos Antonio Piñón to YBR to share a story with us ... learn a little about Carlos here and get your tickets!
Carlos Antonio Piñón is a Chicago-born disaster seeking to get his life back together. In the past 6 months, he's quit two jobs, crashed his bike, and shat his pants at his boyfriend's house.
What's the queerest thing you've ever done?
As a young gay, the queerest thing I constantly do is almost outing myself by accident. Normally, I'm the one making jokes, but this particular time, my mom and aunt are arguing over who has darker skin between my brother and me. My aunt says, "I think Carlos is lighter!" My mom counter-argues this with, "It's because he's never out." In my head, I thought, "Ha, gay." But then my aunt says, "Yeah, he needs more vitamin D," and I almost had a heart attack.