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LGBT accepting churches found across Lee County

October 16, 2016

A harsh reality many LGBT individuals face is coming out with the fear of being rejected by their religious family, church or faith entirely. Since the average age of coming out is now 17, according to...

Brittani ANderson

Being out on campus: Brittani Anderson

October 15, 2016

Junior forensic studies major Brittani Anderson spent 19 years of her life pretending she was straight. After all, growing up in a conservative Christian household, she was taught that having feelings...

Celebrities in the LGBT community

October 15, 2016

Colton Haynes The 27-year-old “Teen Wolf” and “Arrow” actor came out on Twitter after a long internet speculation that he was gay. He reported to this positive statement to the Huffington Post:...

Harry Mehri

Being out on campus: Harry Mehri

October 14, 2016

Junior nursing major Harry Mehri figured out that he was gay when he was about 14. “Everything sort of came out in high school ‘cause that’s when my hormones hit,” he said. “It took me probably...

From Estero to New York City: Grayson Golden’s story

October 14, 2016

Grayson Golden, a 20-year-old former FGCU student, has made his way to the Big Apple, and come face-to-face with the very people who’ve inspired him, while making artwork that’s gained celebrity status...

FGCU's Coming Out Story Trailer

FGCU’s Coming Out Story Trailer

October 11, 2016

FGCU's Coming Out Story will premiere on Friday, Oct. 14. Check jumpanzee.wpengine.com for more coverage on Coming Out Day 2016. Music: "Hope (Instrumental Version) 2013" by Tyson Saner via SoundCloud...

7th Annual MiFo LGBT Film Festival

October 5, 2015

MiFo is a highly regarded LGBT film festival, presented by Merrill Lynch in addition to Showtime and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Office of Film, Music & Entertainment. For two weekends, the festival...

Why Christianity calls us to more than just tolerance

June 28, 2015

June 26, 2015 will forever go down in history as the day social media got a lot more colorful. No, I’m not referring to the pride flag filter for Facebook profile pictures or the highly circulated image...

Wrong side of history

October 22, 2014

“Keep the ban on gay marriage.” The other night I shared a post on Facebook about Florida potentially abolishing the ban on gay marriage and I was hit with this response. In the following few moments...

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