On the scale of "cake walk" to "real drag", my coming out was a cupcake in need of some icing on the cake. It wasn't horrendous and it wasn't blissful; a common state that I find most of my clients experience as well. Of course, unfortunately, not everyone has a good coming out ...
I'm going to caveat this post by admitting; most gay men I know have straight friends. It's a rare occasion that I've met a gay man who is so gay his only friends are gay. Without being crass to my own community, that would be pretty gay!
What I've found, and maybe it's because I ...
I'm a parent. A damn good one if I do say so myself. Sure, I came out of the closet late in life. Went through a divorce. Tore a family apart. Then rebuilt the whole thing with the beautiful help of my ex-wife, partner, and two great daughters. But through it all, the one thing that I never lost sight of was ...
New Jersey Governer Chris Christie recently signed a ban on gay
conversion therapy, explaining the connections of it to drug abuse, depression and even suicide. YourTango Expert and Coming Out Coach Read More
I had never heard of Darren Young, until my Google Alert for Coming Out, filled the computer screen with stories of his coming out. I'll admit I'm not a fan of the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)
. I am a fan of a big, muscled, brut of a man, sayingRead More