This article first appeared on davidrynick. One of the disturbing and hopeful sign amidst the many difficulties of our present world condition has been the continuing parade of revelations about the sexual predation of men in power. The assaults reported seem to have occurred in almost every sector of our society, from religion to entertainment, from sports to politics, and within the confines of the nuclear family itself. Wherever men have held power over others, some of them have used it to gratify their sexual desire. I suppose this should not be a surprise.
'Absolutely Not a Choice.' Elizabeth Smart's Father on Coming Out as Gay, Leaving Mormon Church
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I was in Atlantic City with my best friends when a table of women nearby — moms in their late 30s to early 40s — decided to join in on our Friday night out. They were getting away from their kids and husbands for the weekend, as we were getting away from the hustle and bustle of New York City. They immediately clocked us as gay, while we immediately clocked them as tipsy. After we warmed up to another, one mom anxiously said: "I have a question: I am pretty sure my son is gay, but I don't know what to do. He hasn't come out yet, but I wanna make sure he knows I'll be OK with it. Most LGBTQ youth are aware of their sexual orientation or gender identity by the start of adolescence.
How could you betray me? A heart-to-heart with my Trump-voting father
E arlier this year, I wrote an essay about the conflicts that Hillary Clinton-supporting women were experiencing with their Trump-voting fathers. I felt betrayed. Now, with the election over, I wondered if we might start to bridge the divide between us.
E d Smart, the father of kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart , has shared how difficult it was to come to terms with his sexuality in a new interview. There is no cure. And for all of those out there that are struggling in the same spot, there is no cure. Smart came out in a letter posted to his Facebook in August, in which he detailed that he was in the process of divorcing his wife of 34 years, Lois.