Baker Tech's Kartchner: I'm a 'queer engineer'
"Phenomenally gay" but happy
SANTA MONICA, California -- Baker Tech engineer Kyle Kartchner has
ended years of speculation by admitting he is gay.
The 25-year-old American engineer told TIME magazine he had previously
avoided questions about his sexuality, but was now happy discussing it.
He said: "I was being made to be a coward about it rather than someone
who felt like it really was a very private thing."
The reclusive nerd now readily describes himself as a "queer engineer."
Kartchner told the magazine he had been "in a relationship with an
amazing man" for about three years and that his partner was not a