Tag Archives: LGBT

The Paradox of Tolerance

I was speaking with my dad about my wedding and what he wanted his role in it to be, or not to be as it turned out. (He stated he would rather just sit in the back and experience the … Continue reading

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What Now?

  I am angry. I am heartbroken. I am annoyed. I am pissed. I am scared. I am confused. I am numb. Orlando was an act of terror on the LGBTQ and Latinx Communities of America. It was a targeted hate … Continue reading

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A Letter to the Governor

Dear Governor Snyder; First thank you for stepping up and serving the State of Michigan. As Governor, you are the individual we look at to lead our state towards not only prosperity and success but also being an equitable, socially just and compassionate … Continue reading

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Day of Silence

So the other day I participated in a friend’s photo shoot they do in recognition of GLSEN’s Day of Silence which is April 17th. This initiative in which students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call … Continue reading

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The Mitten State is Becoming Harder to Love

Oh Michigan. How you make it hard for me to love you. Lately Michigan has been taking some significant stances/hits in the fight for LGBT equality: In November, the Sixth Circuit Federal Court overturned six District Court decisions in Michigan, … Continue reading

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Real Talk: My Outiversary

It was 5 years ago this past Saturday, August 1, when I openly identified as gay. I marked this date as my Outiversary because it was when I told my parents and switched my Facebook status. (of course it was … Continue reading

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