Let’s Get Real For a Moment, Shall We?

It’s Monday morning on a holiday long weekend and I’m sitting quietly at our new dinning room table. Julio is in Ottawa for a few days, leaving later tonight. Canela is happily sleeping (read snoring) beside on her bed him upstairs and I feel at peace. It’s not a feeling I can often embody – to feel calm, and safe. The life that we live separately in the name of starting our family isn’t an easy one. In fact it takes its toll on me in more ways than I share and many days I wake up sad before I find my own happiness. I guess you could say I woke up in a bit of a pensive state of mind – which could be attributed to October 11th being #NationalComingOutDay.

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Fifteen Years Later, I’m Finally Sharing My Coming Out Story

Funny, even just writing the title to this blog post evokes a lot of different emotions. For those of you who don’t know, October 11th is National Coming Out Day, and I am sharing my personal experience. To help shed light on the importance of this day, Egale, Canada’s leading organization for LGBTQI2S people and issues, asked queer content creators to share their stories in the most open and honest way we could. So…. here we go.

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