In the early 1960s, Stanley was at a gay bar in Philadelphia when he met a man who was just his type. Their kiss that night would be followed by a loving partnership of almost fifty years.
“At the age of 16, which would be in 1948, my father suggested that I see a psychologist.”
Evolution of language over decades.
“My appearance really fell into place.”
‘But You Should Start Your Journey.’
Performing in a drag show changes a life.
Throughout his life as an openly gay man, Patrick has learned that embracing his identity will open doors to communities of support and opportunities for success. From college to his professional life, his authenticity paid dividends.
In college, Ben Conard envisioned a successful future – only being gay was not part of that equation. His struggle with his sexuality manifested itself in some unhealthy ways, both mentally and physically.
“I was out for all the world to see.”
“The first time I remember any attraction for men.”
“I thought gay life would be difficult to conduct openly.”
“I might have already been infected. I didn’t know.”
Dear John… or in this case, Dear Michael…
“You’re Our Son. We Love You. Be Home By Midnight.”
Angel did not get the reaction he expected when he came out.
Gay Man Has To Learn “How To Be A Spouse Of A Gay Executive.”