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LGBT

Summer of Authenticity: Fully Alive! [Angie Hendrix]

Today’s guest blog comes to you from my dear friend, Angie Hendrix. For as long as I’ve known her, she’s been a master at seeing people, connections, and events in her life as gifts from the Universe. I’ll cut right to the chase and let her tell you about some of those gifts… :: Giving […]

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Stages of Grief and Coming Out

“In a perfect world, I don’t think [one’s sexual orientation] is anyone else’s business, but I do think there is value in standing up and being counted.”

~ Anderson Cooper

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Coming Out Is Still A Process, Even For NBA Players

NBA player Jason Collins came out publicly in an essay published in Sports Illustrated on Monday. What’s been great to hear are the loud applause of support and respect. The tide is turning, slowly as it may be, but it is becoming increasingly politically incorrect to publicly denounce someone for being gay. Of course there […]

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Lighting the Way Past the Unknown

Tuesday night I went to a candle light vigil just outside the Ronald Reagan Federal Building and US District Courthouse in Orange County. The event was not a rally, not a march, but simply a gathering of support around marriage equality for the LGBTQ community (re: Prop 8 and DOMA). The most poignant moment of […]

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Damn Liar (Today’s Lies, Tomorrow’s Truths)

I saw the documentary, Wish Me Away, a few weeks ago at Outfest and have been using Chely Wright’s story as inspiration to tell my own story in great detail (more on that in the coming weeks). Something I’ve come to realize as I move through this process, is that we’re all damn liars; some of us […]

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Coming Out: Yup, It’s A Process

One of the things I’m passionate about is shining the light on the LGBT Community, and the power we hold within. Part of acknowledging that power lies not only in coming out of the closet, but in sharing our stories of doing so. When we share our stories, people who are in a situation we […]

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