WHYsoQUEERIOUS, a YouTube Channel focused around topics involving the LGBTQIA Community, has covered another important topic about the LGBTQ Community in Recovery.
In the republic of Georgia, entrenched beliefs cause homosexuals to be marginalised, demonised and sometimes physically threatened.
I grew up in a village setting in Kiruhura district with my family. My family had a very concrete religious foundation that never tolerated anything against the normal African family setting.
Paris, 2000. I was 27 years old when I first met Juliette. One february evening she arrived by bike at our rehearsal of choral music. The cheeks pinked by the cold, her sparkling look, her smiling face with her long, curly black hair, as well her enthusiasm made me want to know her.
Boys don’t cry. This is what we’re told when we are young men. Boys don’t cry, nor do they show emotion. Our gender roles are assigned to us long before we are even born. Boys do not wear pink, boys play sports.
For me, and for a large majority of the LGBT community, coming out is a process. It is not a mere one-time event, it is a continuum and a range spanning from not being “out” at all where no one is aware of your identity or your orientation (maybe you might not even be aware of it yourself) to all the way being completely “out” where everyone knows who you are and you hold no part of yourself back.
Vincent Marchisello opens up about his experience with coming out and being a Christian. He discusses his struggles with depression stating, “There was one day I was really done…