October 11th is National Coming Out Day!
In his final words before being assassinated, Harvey Milk recorded the following sentiment:
“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.”
Whether you’re LGBTQ+ identified, an ally, or the family, friend, neighbor or co-worker of someone who is, your Voice and your Visibility changes minds, changes hearts, changes lives, and changes the world.
Closets are for pantsuits, not people.
See you on the other side of that door, when you’re ready.
(And thank you for all those who know this already and live their lives openly as, and/or are openly supportive of, the LGBTQ+ Community.)