Posts Tagged ‘gay’

410: Coming out of the awkwardness closet – Vanessa VanEdwards

Now that was awkward. Or was it just your own self-imposed closet of feeling awkward? Too often that awkwardness is what keeps us in our closets. No one else will understand. I feel so weird talking about this. Other people will think I’m weird. All of these are just excuses for not realizing, we are…

406: They Won’t Win: Uncloseting the music within – Danny M. Cohen & Greg Lanier

Music lifts us, binds us together, and when it’s really done right, it makes us think, even if that thinking is about dark subjects that no one really wants to talk about. But if we don’t talk about things, those things win. So what happens when you take a stand and say, “They Won’t Win!”…

Coming Out Without Coming Unglued – Part 6: Owning Your LGBTQ Truth

Whether you’re exploring your sexuality, considering coming out, or recently out, one of the most often overlooked challenges in owning your truth. Yes, we own it to come out, but the own it I’m talking about is owning it consistently and with commitment. Doing your best to not falter. Standing in your values your way.…

Coming Out Without Coming Unglued – Part 5: Dating & Mating Outside The Closet

You’ve come out, or maybe you’re only out to a few people in your life. You know the ones you can trust with your truth. Or maybe the ones you can’t trust but you don’t care because you are going to live your life. Cool. Now it’s time to start dating and mating. Maybe you’ve…

Coming Out Without Coming Unglued – Part 4: Having The Big Talk

You’ve explored how you feel. You know who you are. You’ve worried, had sleepless nights, maybe even considered that it’s not worth it to come out of the closet, but in your heart and soul, you know this is who you are. Now you’re considering having that big talk – with family, a spouse, your…

Coming Out Without Coming Unglued – Part 3: Let’s Talk About Sex

It can be scary saying I’m LGBTQ. Why? For many reasons, but one of the biggest is because everyone, including yourself, might just think you’re that way because it is all about SEX. Well, we’re talking about SEX and why it’s not just about SEX, and how to handle those thoughts, and accusations to be…