“We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.” -Jimmy Carter Former president Carter describes a country in which each individual holds a place in the grander image that is America. Each piece is separate, not melded together like the popular statements of […]
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“Use your voice.” “Speak up!” “Let your voice be heard.” There is no doubt in my mind that everyone has been advised to do one of the above at least once in their lifetime. This advice is usually given to us by a benevolent being looking to help us step out of our comfort zone– […]
“You’re just confused”, “you’re dating a man, you must be straight”, “it’s just a phase, you’ll find the right guy eventually”, “you’re just greedy”. I’ve heard these phrases and more the majority of my life since I “came out” in 2006-ish. I’m bisexual, or at least that was the term that fit me best in […]