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Anti Gay Parents

A Mother’s Final Gift

Jon Derek Croteau, Ed.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jon Derek Croteau, Ed.D.

At first I'd thought my mom died on my birthday to bring my father and me together. Since then I've realized that her gift was an opportunity to finally find the fortitude and the wisdom to do what she never could. So I left him behind. And that's where he remains: behind me.

I Didn't Deserve To Lose You: An Open Letter To My Anti-Gay Parents

Shura Lopez-Beale | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shura Lopez-Beale

I was filling out an application the other day. It asked me what I felt my greatest accomplishment thus far was. I thought for a moment and answered that I am most proud of surviving all that came with coming out to you as a lesbian.