A few months ago I was given the privilege of writing a blurb for the Straight for Equality website, which is a branch of PFLAG National. Click these links to learn more about PFLAG and to follow them on Twitter and Facebook. Here is the … Continue reading Straight for Equality: How I became an Ally.
At bedtime tonight my daughter and I read Whoever You Are by Mem Fox. She had a lot of questions as we read that wherever people are– we are all the same– we are all people who hurt and love and laugh, even when we … Continue reading Whoever You Are
I can say though that in spite of the pressure to conform, and in the the face of isolation I have reached a point in my life where I am standing confidently on my own feet, unapologetically and tirelessly ready to be a voice for reason and change. It has been a long and personal journey but I have a peace and a purpose now that I have never known before and I am proud to be a Straight Ally.
This is part two of three blog entries for The Straight Ally. For the preceding entry please refer to The Origins of Misunderstanding. For the following entry read Taking a Stand, My Coming Out Letter. This is my official post on coming out as a … Continue reading The Straight Ally Part 2: Transitioning and Transforming
This is the first of a three part blog series. For the full story you can read Part Two: Transitioning and Transforming and Part Three: Taking a Stand, My Coming Out Letter. This is my official post on coming out as a Straight Ally. I was raised … Continue reading The Straight Ally Part 1: The Origins of Misunderstanding