Acceptance Matters | Out Magazine

Acceptance Matters

Being young, Jewish, and gay felt like an internal struggle that would never be resolved—until I learned to accept my multitudes of identities

December 30 2013 11:20 AM

My dad's desire for me to be a strong black son shaped me far more than I realized

December 30 2013 10:52 AM

It wasn't until they finally reconnected as adults that Emillio Mesa finally understood what it felt like to have a mother's acceptance

December 23 2013 4:47 PM

College seemed like an idyll where progressive ideals reigned—until the group created to foster community became the bullies

December 19 2013 9:28 AM

My college frat brothers didn't want me to hide who I was—but I had to learn to accept them first

December 16 2013 2:19 PM

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December 15 2013 9:00 PM

Jerick Hoffer, a.k.a. Jinkx Monsoon, was the outcast until he found the group that accepted him for his 'odd' interests

December 12 2013 10:00 AM

Seeing beyond our differences is more than a solitary decision

December 09 2013 11:50 AM

A gay adolescence under the Lone Star prepared Damon Suede to accept people, despite their differences

December 05 2013 7:40 AM

Kate Bornstein warns that seeking acceptance can mean following other people's 'rules'

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