Category: Coming Out

Our Radio Show Special

In 2010, we produced a special radio show during law enforcement week to share the stories of some amazing lesbian and gay law enforcement professionals who have “come out” on the job and who are working the streets serving communities

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Should I Come Out During The Background Investigation?

One of the questions I frequently get from LGBT law enforcement applicants is whether or not they should “come out” at any point during the hiring process. Most of the writers expressed concern about suffering from discrimination and worry about

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The Coming Out Journey – If It Doesn’t Go Well

So what happens if you take our advice and come out, but when you tell your parents or someone else close to you, it doesn’t go well. ¬†Despite all of the success stories we know of, unfortunately there are many

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The Coming Out Journey – Telling Your Work Partner

Now that you have come out to yourself and have had some success telling other people close to you in your life, you are probably thinking about how to come out at work.  Remember that once you begin to tell

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The Coming Out Journey – Sharing Your Secret

Now that you’ve made it through the first and most scary phase of coming out to yourself, you are ready to move on about the business of living your life in the truth.¬† For many people this also means beginning

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