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Coming Out of the Closet  // Posts tagged as "Coming Out of the Closet"

18 Jan Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on On Coming Out Later in Life

On Coming Out Later in Life

On Coming Out Later in Life

My parents died many years ago. My dad when I was 25 and my mom when I was in my early fifties. I may have forgotten to thank them for a few things they instilled in me. So… I hope they will see this and know how much of my success in life and business […]

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13 Mar Posted by in • Lee Lynch | Comments Off on The Gift of Being Out

The Gift of Being Out

The Gift of Being Out

I always fear bad consequences when I come out to other people. How will they react, will there be more pain than gain for them, for me? Coming out may be easier for some in 2012 than it was fifty years, twenty years, a dozen years ago, but for most it’s still tough. I’m thinking […]

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Oh Yeah…I’m a Lesbian

Oh Yeah…I’m a Lesbian

Hi, my name is Long Island Mary. I’m middle aged, divorced and I live with my 85 year old mother in Florida. Oh yeah, and I’m a Lesbian. Growing up, the signs were there. I cried like a baby the first day of kindergarten when my Mom put a dress on me. In every old […]

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11 Jun Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on 2011 RISD Grad a Gay Role Model

2011 RISD Grad a Gay Role Model

2011 RISD Grad a Gay Role Model

Last week I attended my niece’s graduation from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI. I’ve been a graphic designer for over 30 years and this crop of graduates filled me with excitement about a new generation of talented artists, photographers and designers. I’m thrilled that my darling niece will follow in my footsteps […]

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15 Oct Posted by in • Guest Writers | 4 comments

Coming Out – The Invisible Lesbian

Coming Out – The Invisible Lesbian

It wasn’t until I told Josh, my 26 year old very fabulous gay boyfriend, about my troubles wearing nail polish that I realized just maybe the world had changed. He simply couldn’t believe it when I mentioned that a girl I had a crush on in college told me my red nails meant I wanted […]

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Coming Out Story – Leaving Chico

Coming Out Story – Leaving Chico

The following is a performance piece in progress. Fall 1978, I’m 19 years old, a sophomore at Chico State University in Northern California.  I’m an Art Major and I’m also enrolled in a Fiction Writing Course.  I write in the first person as a man and talk about chicks I like to have sex with—foreshadowing. […]

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