Dear Nico Hines

Today a “journalist” named Nico Hines from the Daily Beast outed a group of LGBT olympic athletes in Rio. He used apps to find and chat with gay individuals so he could write a story about them. My heart literally shattered into pieces upon reading the article. Since then the Daily Beast has removed the article and posted an apology. I remember the […]

AIDS LifeCycle

About two years ago I was told about this mystical 545 mile cycling ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. I heard stories of the training, fundraising, volunteering, and all around craziness that the ride entailed. One thing that was completely understated was what the ride was helping accomplish. The AIDS LifeCycle (ALC) helps raise awareness and support for the […]

A Mother and Her Gay Son

What does this mother who Loves God with all her heart, who raised her son in a Christian background, think about his decision to live an openly gay lifestyle? How do I feel about him not living a traditional Christian lifestyle?

Hope, Happiness & Joy – Part 3

So my last post I told you this entry would be about joy… I’ve struggled with what to write about; how to write it and what it would sound like. After writing and rewriting a hundred times I finally feel like I can click “Publish” with the following post. 1joy noun \ˈjȯi\ : a feeling of great happiness : a source […]

Rise and Shine!

I decided to write this blog post because it’s the most beneficial form of expression to reach a social group that I don’t get to communicate with on a regular basis. I wanted my first writing to be something that has been a taboo in MANY conversations I’ve had with people: my sexual orientation.