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Coming Out to Family

When It Doesn't Get Better

Lance Brister | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lance Brister

When I came out as a teenager, my mother made it clear that she didn't want to hear about that part of my life. So I grew accustomed to changing pronouns and omitting big chunks of my history when I related it. Romances. Relationships. Heartbreaks. Friendships. Dreams.

An Unremarkable Holiday

Amelia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amelia

When people think about LGBT stories and the holidays, some imagine scenes of argument and strife or -- sometimes worse -- tension and polite-acting relatives. Well, this story isn't like that at all. This is the Christmas story of Ryan and Eddie.

Coming Home -- And Coming Out -- For The Holidays

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Stiffelman

Family gatherings have the potential to nourish the soul or inflict the kind of psychological pain that can take months to heal. In other words, big holiday reunions are not for the faint of heart.