Coming Out

Today is the 30th Annual National Coming Out Day!

Quick history lesson – National Coming Out Day was born on the first anniversary of the march on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, which took place on October 11, 1987. Over half a million people participated. This event also resulted in the founding of numerous LGBTQ+ organizations. The purpose of National Coming Out Day is to mark the anniversary of the march and to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Continue reading “Coming Out”

No place in our schools

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Last week at my little sister’s elementary school a student brought a toy gun to class and pointed it at and shot bullet darts at classmates.

This was right after recess and only a number of students had returned to their classroom. A few students paid little attention to this; one student was terrified. He was emotionally distraught, crying on the floor. Continue reading “No place in our schools”