Tag Archives: coming out

Be Who You Are

Harvey Milk was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the State of California. If Milk had not been assassinated, he might have turned 92 today. He was a gay-rights and human-rights activist most of … Continue reading

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Sukoon سکون

I came across an unfamiliar, appealing word while reading a post on Reddit. The post was in an LGBT subreddit about coming out. A young Iranian man explained his positive experiences then summed up his feelings by using the Urdu … Continue reading

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Be True To Yourself

The great social reformer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass wrote, “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the wrath of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.” The main thing … Continue reading

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A Holiday For Terry

I tugged the blankets up to my face and curled up more tightly into a ball. I really needed to get out of bed to start the day, a busy day of stocking shelves and helping customers at “Ed’s Food … Continue reading

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