Tag "Self Acceptance"

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Dwyane Wade’s 12-year-old trans daughter Zaya has an incredible lesson for us on self-acceptance

NBA star Dwyane Wade recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show where he spoke about the moment his daughter came out as trans and asked to be called Zaya. A

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THE STRUGGLE WITH THE “NO” YOU SAY TO MARRIAGE

There is nothing like a wedding in the family to remind elderly relatives of the unmarried status of the younger ones in the family. There is nothing like the impending

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AT THE END OF MY BREATH (Part 2)

Previously on AT THE END OF MY BREATH… * “My name is Dillish. And I’m gay.” After I said this, I took a moment to observe the reaction from the

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AS A BISEXUAL. . .

As a Bisexual I would keep to time. I would not mix seasons like two unrelated potions, just because “I can drink anything”. I would not translate my flawless identity

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HIS COMING OUT STORY (Edition 9)

My life took a new turn when I turned 18, due to an experience that changed my life forever (This story will be told another day). I resolved to be

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THE FIRST STEP IS TO TELL YOURSELF THE TRUTH

Last year, I was following the #HowIResist campaign, and I remember going through some of the declarations and seeing myself in the words of all these people who were contributing

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Woman Spent 9 Years Trying To Pray Her Husband’s Gay Away, And It Was All Futile

A woman has written a post about how she spent a decade trying to pray her husband’s homosexuality away. Ali Anne, in a blog post published on Love What Matters,

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THE DEEP CUT

The past two years have been a real test on my individuality. There were two failed suicide attempts because I was fighting who I am. I had all these questions

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Overcoming The Abuse And The Lessons From ‘The Miseducation Of Cameron Post’

I recently read a tweet where the user called out a common failing of parenting. He said: “Just a quick reminder that the child you imagine in your head is

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“How Could He Know He Was Gay?” The Ridiculous Question That Came After The Suicide Of The 9-Year-Old

Reports came to light a few days ago about a 9-year-old boy from Colorado, Jamel Myles, taking his life because of anti-gay bullying from his classmates. His mother, Leia Piece,