Bigotry and hate doesn’t choose it’s victims. If one in our society is discriminated against, we are all somehow discriminated against. Keep that in mind.
October 11 marks National Coming Out Day. For those of you who had any questions regarding my sexual orientation, allow me to put all questions to rest. I’m a very proud gay man. One might ask, so what? Why announce it? Why do I insist on being so visible? Why do we need a National Coming Out Day?
I cannot underscore enough the importance of being out and visible. The more visible we are as a community, the more difficult it is to marginalize us and treat us as sub-human, or second class citizens, denied over a 1,000 rights that our heterosexual brothers and sisters are granted just for being heterosexual.
This year it matters more than ever. The presidential election shows a stark divide. On one hand we have a party of incremental progress led by a President who has done more for the LGBT community than all…
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