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Thinking of Coming Out?

-Mayah Taylor, MA Coming out is a pivotal and momentous moment for an individual in the LGBTQ community. It is  also noted that coming out is not just one single moment or event. It’s actually lifelong and marked by multiple moments of coming out. It is a process that involves understanding, accepting, and valuing your […]

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From Shame To Pride: Celebrating Freedom and Love

-Mayah Taylor, MA Gay Pride The feeling of shame is a common emotion experienced among members of the LGBTQ community. It’s the most common emotion struggled with next to guilt. Shame is feeling bad about who you are. The toxic emotion of shame prevents those who experience the emotion from feeling pride about who they […]

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4-11-18 Quote of the day: Hope

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will  come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up. -Anne Lamott  

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Feelings Are Not the Boss of Me

-Mayah Taylor, MA Have you ever been in a situation or maybe in a conversation where you overreacted? Have you ever reacted in the heat of the moment where you said something you later regretted? Ever responded to a text or email spilling your emotions in the present moment without thinking on the subject, and […]


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