OK2BU Stories

Alumni Story: Tonia

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I attended The Attic’s 20th Anniversary Gala in November and was awed by the fact that what I helped to build twenty years ago has grown into such a vital… Read more “Alumni Story: Tonia”

January 14, 2014

Youth Story: Stuart

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Growing up, I never thought I would have to worry about whether people liked me or not. I always thought that as long as I did the right thing, things… Read more “Youth Story: Stuart”

January 14, 2014

Youth Story: Oberon

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When I was thirteen, I came out to my family. My grandmother, who I am very close to, didn’t like the fact that I was gay and this hurt me.… Read more “Youth Story: Oberon”

January 18, 2013

Youth Story: Giselle

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In 2012, I had a really bad year at school.  It was my 9thgrade year and I had just started at a new high school.  I had come out as… Read more “Youth Story: Giselle”

January 18, 2013

Youth Story: Andre

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I first became aware of my sexual identity when I was in high school.  At the time, I was not open about it and did not know how to express… Read more “Youth Story: Andre”

August 8, 2012

Youth Story: Kevin

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I came out as a lesbian during my senior year of high school. It was difficult, but I had a few close friends who I could count on. However, a… Read more “Youth Story: Kevin”

June 8, 2012