You will promise to be yourself and be an example to young people coming out and identifying as they want.
You will teach people to stand proudly for who they are and never let anyone say they can’t be.
You are a spreader of love, of smiles, of awesomeness, and dancing through this life.
You are a creative person: a chef, a partner, and an Uncle Chuck.
I was really lucky, I never really had to come out. And even when I was challenged about being gay, I was strong enough mentally and physically that I knew and was sure I could stand my ground. Not too many people pushed me around and I was able to help others because of this.
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