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09 Mar Posted by in • Jody Cole | Comments Off on I Made It!

I Made It!

I Made It!

I was going to try to make it. I was really going to try. But this time I couldn’t make it by myself. At least I knew that much. I was going to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro – again. I was going to climb it, all 19,340 feet of it, for the second time. My first […]

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17 Dec Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 1 comment

May your Holidays be Mary and Gay!

May your Holidays be Mary and Gay!

I went into my son’s freshman high school class last week as a member of the Spectrum’s LGBT Speaker’s Bureau to help dispel myths about LGBT people and to educate them about the consequences of teen bullying by sharing my story. It was 8:00 am and the kids just stared blankly, with their mouths agape.  […]

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17 Nov Posted by in • Jody Cole | Comments Off on Why Risk My Life on a Mountain?

Why Risk My Life on a Mountain?

Why Risk My Life on a Mountain?

In 1998, I had an epiphany. I was busy whining to my friends and to myself about how useless my life had been up to that point, and when you’re in that place in your life sometimes it takes just the right word to change your life forever. By the end of 1998, I had […]

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Banding Together Against Bullies

Banding Together Against Bullies

There seems to a generational thing about how well lesbians and gay men are to get along. Certainly not as a general thing because there are exceptions of all sorts. But among people older than me there seems a strange tendency to distrust the other species. This always struck me as strange given that the […]

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