Posts Tagged ‘gay’

388: Building Bridges – Straight & Gay Spouses – Aideen T. Finnola

It happens. Sometimes a straight spouse marries gay spouse and vice-versa. Is it intentional? Maybe. Is it hurtful? Can be. Regardless of the reasons this happens – which range from societal pressure, to religious beliefs, to complete confusion on sexual orientation – it’s not your fault, but it is your responsibility. No truer words are…

387: How Far We’ve Come. Straight to Gay, & Coming Out – Anne-Marie Zanzal

He’s almost 20 years into his coming out journey, she’s little over 3. They’ve both found love, gone through the tough stuff, and have managed to thrive and survive. Your host Rick Clemons, coming out coach, and his friend Anne-Marie Zanzal, Compassionate Bereavement Provider, take you on a journey, during this Pride month, of where…

384: Questions You’re Afraid To Ask About Coming Out – Anne-Marie Zanzal

Coming out is scary enough. You have tons of questions, and with the right people, you’ll feel comfortable asking those questions. But sometimes you have those questions that you just want to ask, but either don’t know how to, are are afraid to ask. Today, fellow coming out coach Anne-Marie Zanzal joins me as we…

376: (UN)Closeting Race, Sex, Race Play and Fetishes – Daniel Armando

Race. There’s not a headline in the news today that deal with some form of race relations. But what happens when Race Play – a form of fetish play – goes awry? Many things that actually evoke feelings, insights, and characteristics that make you want to go “Hmmmm,” and wonder is this why America and…

348: Permission to Be Your Own Gay Man – Enrique Panameno

Who are you? One of the biggest questions we can ask ourselves, but it is an especially big question for gay men who often find themselves caught up in the world of material goods, great bodies, and always looking to impress so that they can be accepted. But what would happen if you gave yourself…

344: Finding our home, your place to live Life (UN)Closeted – Jeff Hammerberg

Food, shelter. Two basic needs that we all need to survive. Now imagine, fighting to be able to find a home and live in a place that makes you feel secure, only to discover that you can’t because of your sexuality or gender identity. Yes, this is true. People get denied housing and home loans…

336: Coach-to-Coach, Truths About Coming Out Later In Life – Anne-Marie Zanzal

It’s been awhile since we’ve done a “He said, she said” or a “Coach To Coach” segment. But when I was contact by Anne-Marie Zanzal, I knew it was time. Especially given our political climate where it appears that the far right, and maybe even the leaning right are coming after the LGBTQ community. Typically…