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GR 25 Andrea Hewitt founder of “Coming Out Better”

In GR 25 I talk with Andrea Hewitt of the popular blog A Late in Life Lesbian Story. She share her personal story and how her blog led to a vibrant community on Facebook. (You have to listen if you want to learn how to join!) She also tells us about her newest project, which is called Coming Out Better. Links and References: A Late in Life Lesbian Story (blog) Coming Out Better (small group...

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GR 24 Dr. Ikeranda Smith

GR 24 is an in interview with Dr. Ikeranda Smith who teaches psychology at Atlanta Technical college and has a thriving practice as a professional coach, focusing on helping LGBT+ clients meet the challenges of coming out and beyond. Links and References: Dr. Ikeranda's website Dr. Ikeranda's amazon page The Experience of Being Unsheltered in Atlanta by Ikeranda Smith (2016 dissertation)...

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GR 23 Mark David Gibson

This episode of Graying Rainbows is an interview with Mark David Gibson, author of Served in Silence: The Struggle to Live Authentically. We discuss the challenges of serving in the Air Force during "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and his consequent challenges with alcoholism. Gibson also shares how writing his memoir was an important part of his healing process. Links: and References: Served in...

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GR 22 Deb Fowler from “History Unerased”

In GR 22 Deb Fowler shares her story and tells us about History Unerased, a project that creates teaching materials about LGBT+ history. She explains why knowledge of this history is not just important to people who identify as LGBT+, but how it helps young people from all backgrounds. Links and References: History UnErsased website Making Gay History Podcast (listen to GR 17) Bayard Rustin...

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GR 21 Midge Noble shares her story

In this episode of Graying Rainbows, listener Midge Noble graciously shares her story of coming out later in life with an emphasis on the challenges of reconciling her Christian faith with being a Lesbian. Links and References: Is the Homosexual My Neighbor? A Positive Christian Response by Letha Dawson Scanzoni and Virginia Ramey Mollenkott Midge's...

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