In general, people are often forced to fit a certain category in order to be socialy accepted. People who show differences sometimes suffer from prejudice. Some have to live a double life, hide from their peers and have trouble accepting their difference. Homosexuals know well how this feels, especially in regions located far from urbanized […]Read more...
Being he father of a son who is gay,
Made me take the time to write this
If you look at your child
Just look at him or her as your child,
And not something that you do not fully understand
You will see that this child is your son or daughter
You will see that nothing has changed in them
What is changed is you the mother or father
Not your child
Remember this they are the same children,
That you loved the day before they told you
Christmas holiday season is back! A time of festivities and happiness… but wait there is a catch! What would happen if it is you (yes, yes, you, the gay/lesbian of the family) who would introduce the man/woman of your life to all your family? What would happen if your family simply do not know you’re gay or lesbian? Is Christmas a good time to tell? Let me explore this a littleRead more...
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my lifetime, it’s that nothing goes as planned. As such, coming out didn’t happen at all the way I planned it. It was a typical story: get Mom, Dad, and my sister together, and do it in person. The same went for my friends. I’m sure you’ve already guessed that that’s not how it went.Read more...
Montreal, June 4, 2003 – It was a day well-anticipated, one that the Foundation Emergence had prepared for sometime – the first National Fight Against Homophobia Day. The first of many to come since the Québec National Assembly will soon declare the first Wednesday of every June to be devoted to this day. This day included an official opening ceremony, followed by a press conference and a gathering where significant researchers provided insight into their studies.Read more...