I saw this post at HuffPost Gay Voices blog and just had to share it with you. It did several things for me: broke my heart, made me proud, made me sad that being gay has to be "a weight" carried around daily, and made me wish that I could go back in time and be as brave as this kid was when I was in high school.
Kudos to this young man for having so much courage to faith in himself to write the following:
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Gay High School Student's Coming Out Essay
Real Men. True Love. Rick R. Reed is an award-winning and bestselling author of more than fifty works of published fiction. He is a Lambda Literary Award finalist. Entertainment Weekly has described his work as “heartrending and sensitive.” Lambda Literary has called him: “A writer that doesn’t disappoint…” Find him at www.rickrreedreality.blogspot.com. Rick lives in Palm Springs, CA, with his husband, Bruce, and their fierce Chihuahua/Shiba Inu mix, Kodi.