Tag "Acceptance"

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“I Was Like A Fish Out Of Water.” Kenny Brandmuse Gives Tell-All Interview

So Kenny Brandmuse, the man who broke the internet in 2015 with his coming out, recently sat to an interview with a few media outlets to give a very illuminating

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“Life is too beautiful to be hidden in a closet.” Diver Robert Páez comes out, wants to inspire every gay man or woman to find their own acceptance

Robert Páez is a professional diver from Venezuela. He represented his country in both the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. In a powerful new op-ed, published by Outsports, the 23-year-old

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HIS COMING OUT STORY (Edition 7)

There was no ceremony involved in how my sister got to know that I’m gay. She asked me the question one day, out of the blue: “Kennedy, are you gay?”

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WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?

I came into last year, 2017, with a renewed sense of self and a determination to no longer be apologetic with my sexuality. The reasoning that governed me was simple:

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“But Who Have I Hurt If I Were Gay?” Chude Jideonwo’s Must Read Equality Speech

A speech by Chude Jideonwo One of the tragedies of human progress is this constant tug between two stubborn binaries: progressive and conservative. People often camp in front of their

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UNDER THE SKIES

Mother had requested that I go to the ATM to confirm a certain payment in her account that evening. It was a cool one, with the wind howling ferociously like

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THIS IS A GAY POST

“You meet someone at a party. You finally talk to that crush or you go online and you start a conversation with this random stranger. The conversation is intriguing. It

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The First And Many Other Times

I wish I could tell that exact moment I discovered I was attracted to guys. I can’t. I remember when I was in shorts, my mates and I would go

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THE DEVIL UNDER YOUR SKIN

I want to tell you a story about life. And it begins and ends with my very first boyfriend. For the purpose of this story, I will call him ‘Karl’.

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COVENANT

Originally published on kalaharireview.com I was seventeen when my mother found out I am gay. It did a lot of damage to our relationship. She felt like she didn’t know