The Closet is not a fun place to be but once you're out, we can all laugh about it!
Remember that most poignant scene of all in the movie Brokeback Mountain? Ennis visits Jack's oppressive and hostile childhood home after his death and while there, finds hidden in his closet Jack's coded shrine to the early days of their love -- Ennis' and Jack's shirts nestled together on one hanger next to a postcard of Brokeback thumbtacked to the closet wall. That scene breaks my heart every time I see it.
So let's give the last word on long-term life and love in the closet to the middle-aged Jack --