College Tennis Star’s Coming Out Story
While I was reading that ridiculously long, insulting blog post by JK Rowling with regard to her transphobic opinions, I noticed that Rowling made the same mistake that most straight people make. They assume to know information about LGBTQ+ people, when in reality that’s not possible. And it’s not possible because we don’t even know how many LGBTQ+ people are still hiding in the closet.
So I’m always thrilled to read another coming out story like this.
In a powerful new essay published by Outsports, college tennis star Mitchell Thomas writes candidly about coming out to his teammates and the surprisingly response he received.
You can read more about it, here.
There are some nice photos, too.
Why Gay Pride Month?
This is a commentary piece about why we still need a Pride Month. It covers a lot of ground with respect to the state of Florida.
And just last year — in 2019, mind you — a Republican lawmaker from Pensacola laughed when one of his constituents joked that maybe we should just execute all of Florida’s gay residents.
Here’s the link to read the rest.
Frankly, I not only agree with the entire piece, but I think we’re going to need a Pride Month for a very long, long time.