And when news outlets get it wrong, GLAAD responds to demand fairness and accuracy.
"I was in a new city, needed a doctor, so filled out my health history, my partners, etc.
I never gave myself the chance to think about it because I was safe where I was.
Shortly before I married my husband, I finally left Christianity behind, for many reasons. I was finally able to think about who I really am and what I really believe without some old white guy telling me the 'right' answers and condemning me for any deviance. Part of this was learning that I'm not straight.
The Affirmation 2017 Pre-Conference Fireside was held at the Post Theater on Friday, March 31, at p.m. Talks were given by Wendall Hair, Ann Pack and John Bonner, Mark Packer was chorister and Chad Millar provided a musical performance from “Elijah.” The theme of the evening was “Healing.” I felt like I could go one of two ways with my newly accepted sexuality: either I could silence myself at church when I was with my fiancee (not show her affection, not speak about our relationship) or I could leave the church entirely.