Disapproval

After much thought, I decided to come out to my parents. I was sick and tired of being in the closet and I was ready to start coming out. Eventually, I want to come out publicly so my whole family will know. My parents grew up in Hispanic and religious communities. It is really taboo …

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Gay and Mormon ?

Being a part of a church where I feel like I don’t belong as I am is really difficult for me. I am welcome to be a full member if I stay single and celibate for the rest of my mortal life. This option breaks my heart because I can’t imagine coming home to an …

Fears

In a previous post, I mentioned that I was fearful about my sexuality in the conservative Christian university I attend. My friend elaborated that fear perfectly and I want to share that with you to give you some insight. They mentioned that one of the hardest things about being LGBTQ+ at our school is feeling …

Day of Silence

For those of you who may not have heard about the Day of Silence, it is an event organized by GLSEN. The Day of Silence is student-led and helps bring awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBT harassment and bullying in schools. I decided to participate in this event even though I knew it would …