Soc.motss on Usenet in 1992.


What was the first Internet community you were part of? Bonus points if you can pin down the year.


In 1992 I was 24 years old, in graduate school. I'd been pretty much asexual, but deep down I knew I was attracted to men and not women. The community of soc.motss (Members Of The Same Sex) helped me put into words how I felt, and provided the emotional support I needed.

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