If you are anything like me, you have been waiting all year to come out at the right time, just as the turkey hits the table. However, you might be thinking, “but how can I do it this year? since May I have been living in my mom’s guest room.” Well don’t worry, you still can, with only a couple of small tweaks, you can turn a Zoom Thanksgiving into a fight about why “it’s not a choice, Uncle Stew” as quickly as you can in person.
When 18-year-old James Potkin sat his devout Catholic parents down to have his coming out conversation, he was nervous about how they’d respond. Little did he know Deborah and Grant would be the most supportive parents he could’ve asked for…and he’s over it.
Local auditor Noreen Greene is disowning her Kansas City Sun for being gay. Last Monday, after chowing down on some Chik-Fil-A, burning a rainbow flag, and donating to 4 different conversion therapy organizations, Greene looked up at the sky, shielded her eyes, and screamed: too much! I’ve had enough!
“The one time I got an A in art was when I drew a perfect circle with a protractor.”
Granddaughter Robin Claghorn admits that every year she puts off this goal in hopes that “grandma will kick it before I have to tell her I’m queer. But every year she gets stronger and I get gayer.”