Coming out to my Army Unit after the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
I always knew I wasn’t like all the other little boys. Growing up in a traditional Filipino household meant church on Sundays, bringing home straight As, and “fitting in.” Somewhere in between my affinity for beauty pageants but my aversion to being sexually attracted to those beauty queens, I knew there was something about me… Read more »Posted by Edwin Gino Raagas
Luis Mancheno talks about growing up in Ecuador as a gay man, fleeing his home country after being attacked, and eventually finding safety after becoming a refugee in the United States.Posted by Luis Mancheno
My journey to love and accept myself was a long one. I was always different. I was an immigrant, an ESL student, poor, talked differently, short, round, didn’t have a traditional family structure and was not completely what society assumes as “masculine.” I hated it. I just wanted to fit in. Given my parents were… Read more »Posted by Manas