This morning I scrolled through Twitter to find the news my wife had just shared with me, that University of Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon had come out. Gordon is the first NCAA Division I basketball player to come out of the closet as gay, so it’s big news in my world.
As I watched his interview with Kate Fagan on ESPN.com wherein he shares various parts of his coming out story, including how he came out to his teammates, I thought, “This is so great for our community!”
I returned to Twitter to be reminded that this isn’t the sentiment everywhere. Read on →
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Sometimes I get all contemplative and start asking myself what it all means, this crazy, unknown thing called life. And then I remember just how simple it is, if I allow it to be.
Everything leads us to each other. Look around. Notice the people surrounding you. You chose this space you’re in, and your choices that led you to this space have also led to you all the people in that space. Read on →
Sometimes people don’t know how to let go of their baggage without throwing it directly at you. It’s in those moments you have a choice to take their shit with you or leave it right where they threw it. Read on →