Religious Parents, Pride and LGBTQ+ Children

Religious Parents, Pride and LGBTQ+ Children

LGBTQ+ pride is something that many of us anticipate all year long. Some of us plot the perfect outfit, while others spend hours on the elliptical, shedding a few pounds of winter fluff. As we ready ourselves for a season of celebrating, we may forget to prepare for...
Pride in Leaving the Closet

Pride in Leaving the Closet

As a young boy I might have passed out had I glimpsed the future and who I would become. I grew up thinking I’d marry a woman and have kids. I was detrmined to create a heteronormative mirage—oops! I meant marriage—to feel normal and please my friends and family. I...
Pride is a Verb

Pride is a Verb

I went to my first Pride like a closeted gay boy walking through the underwear section at Target—pretending to have a calm, collected countenance, but so desperately wanting to shout for joy at God’s amazing creation: the underwear model. It was important to me that...