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  • Coming out. That is a rite of passage for many gay people.

    Coming out means to come out of the closet where you have hidden your true self. Where you have hidden your love. Your passion. Your desire for life.

    We all have a closet in our hearts, whether we are gay or straight.

    To come out as gay is the ultimate declaration of a person’s authentic self, often hard won through a internal journey that takes integrity and courage.

    But coming out is more than about being gay or straight - it is about revealing your naked self as a full human being, capable of love, pain, creativity, laughter, sadness and joy.

    Everyone, whether gay or straight, longs in their heart of hearts to come out as their full authentic selves.

    Stepping into that full power can feel like stepping off a cliff.

    It takes our breath away and for a moment, we feel everything we know fall away beneath our feet.

    We are falling.

    And then we fly.
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