El Estoque

A piece of me: coming out as gay

A piece of me: coming out as gay

Nathan Stevens

December 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Culture, From the magazine, OPINION

or as long as I can remember, I’ve felt different. It wasn’t until seventh or eighth grade that I realized why. It took me years to finally accept it, to stop living in denial. But now, I’m ready to tell the world. “I’m gay.” Oh God. Was this a bad idea? Am I ready? Maybe I sho...

Members of GSA share their coming out stories

Members of GSA share their coming out stories

Katerina Pappas

October 31, 2016


Filed under Briefs, Profile Feature story

wooden frame is placed at the center of the academic rally, but it doesn’t hold an ordinary purpose. Rather, it’s  a representation of the LBGTQIA+ community’s  rite of passage: coming out of the closet. The ‘ closet door’, a simple wooden frame with multi-colored handprints plastered all o...