I came out to my mother last Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the age of 29, a week after National Coming Out Day. I wanted to do it in person and knew I’d be in town the following week so I waited. Plus, coming out doesn’t have to be on a certain day, just whenever you feel ready and comfortable doing so. I’ve always said I wouldn’t come out to my mother until I was in a serious relationship and I had to let her know because it would be too hard to hide. I was scared. I dated a woman who told me about her family disowning her after they found out. I didn’t want that to happen to me, so I decided to wait. Although I’m currently not in a relationship, I couldn’t hold this secret in any longer. Continue reading Growing Up Gay in Mississippi
This week’s episode of #ToBeHonest covers religion, a topic not to be messed with in the South. Mississippi is in the heart of the Bible Belt and most recently, our governor, Phil Bryant, signed a bill giving businesses the right to discriminate based on religious beliefs. Scary huh?
See what the cast has to say about religion below and make sure to RSVP for a FREE watch party with the cast for Episode 3: Part 2 next Tuesday, April 12th at Offbeat. See you there!