I had a pretty big surgery earlier in the year, and a couple weeks after getting home, I had some lady friends of mine pick me up and take me to lunch because I was unable to drive. I told them in advance I would be wearing (they were OK with it) although I did not necessarily need to wear. Lunch was good and they both noticed my Abena M4 right off the bat which was still a bit embarrassing. I will admit it was nice being accepted by two people, who were opposite sex and my age (18 and 20) who knew I would be wearing.
I recently came out about my DL side to a couple guy friends of mine and they were surprisingly supportive of me. They said I could wear around them whenever I wanted to and they would keep it between us. I have yet to wear around them, but it's nice knowing I am accepted by them and they wont be judging me when I wear around them. Heck, one of them said they didn't blame me because they seem so convienient! Oh, they are