Looking back, seeing the little parts of myself that distinguished me from other kids – they’re the best parts of myself that I love, and that it’s just so important to embrace.
I was raised Filipino and very Catholic. In college, I figured out that I was queer and everything changed. This is the story of how I came out to my parents. AC’s story is part of a collection of stories celebrating Filipino American History Month. To see more, just search for “Filipino American.”Posted by AC Dumlao
It all started at a theater house party (of course it did). As a freshmen at Syracuse University I experienced, for the first time, independence and it was awesome. I went to sleep when I wanted, I ate when I wanted and I partied when I wanted. However, as a freshmen I had more time… Read more »Posted by John Sumpter
Growing up, my mom had gay/lesbian friends. As I child I wasn’t introduced to them as such. I knew John had a boyfriend, but no one ever told me it was different. As I got older and society played more of a role in my life, I began to understand that same-sex couples were not… Read more »Posted by Kelly Verstynen