Katie Pruitt dares the Confrontation with Societal Expectations

Katie Pruitt

“Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women.” Thus the first lines of the traditional Catholic Prayer. For a teenager in suburban Atlanta who was raised by a devoutly Catholic family however, Katie Pruitt perhaps felt overwhelmingly far removed from the sainted figure. A feeling stemming from the reality that she, as a young lesbian, had to face the…