Tag: LGBT police

National Coming Out Day

This Sunday, October 11, 2015, is National Coming Out Day.  This annual event marks the October 11, 1987 march on Washington when 500,000 made themselves visible to the world.  This year’s theme is “Coming Out Still Matters” and I couldn’t

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New Book – First Look!

We are in the final stages of production for the 2nd edition of Coming Out From Behind The Badge!  Here is a first look at what the cover might look like!  The new book will be almost double the size

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The Ugly Truth

As far as we have come, as visible as we think we are, there is an ugly truth that we cannot ignore: Homophobia is still pervasive in law enforcement.  It is true; we have “out” gay men and women serving

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Story Writing Workshop – Writing Guide Part 1

Last fall I announced the start of a third book featuring stories from lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender law enforcement professionals.  I’ve heard from officers around the country that these books are still very valuable and the demand for more stories has

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SFPD Releases “It Gets Better” Video

One of the major goals of our books and web content is to encourage LGBT members of law enforcement to “come out” and to share their stories with the intent of inspiring other still closeted members of law enforcement come

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