sexuality

Clay's Story "I Accepted It As Me"

Clay's Story "I Accepted It As Me"

When I got to high school, it was when I truly started to understand what I was facing and it was a battle. When I was 14, I started to realize that the way I saw my guy friends was in a much different light. Now, I remember having crushes on boys and girls a like growing up, but I just thought that was a normal thought to have.

 

Read Clay's Story HERE.

Amber's Story "New Wings"

Amber's Story "New Wings"

"During college, I  lost my job at a telemarketing company, so a friend of mine suggested I try working as an exotic dancer, because I loved to dance. I had never even been inside a strip club! But, by the age of 19,  I was a stripper and soon traveling all over Missouri dancing on many stages for countless men."


Read Amber's complete story HERE.
 

Bailey's Story "Out of the Ashes"

Bailey's Story "Out of the Ashes"

I was the gay kid, though I was no longer okay with being "closeted." On November 5, 2012, I came out to my best friend, and later to my family and peers. I felt free, and though there was quite the backlash from practically every group of people in my life, it was just surface level; to the core, I finally felt whole.

Read Bailey's Story HERE.

Anthony's Story "Transgender"

Anthony's Story "Transgender"

"I think that the biggest reason that I was very prone to depression and anxiety was because of my sexuality. Being transgender and having my religion was one of the biggest things that destroyed me."

Read more of Anthony's story HERE.