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It really empowers the teachers and educators who want to be there for an LGBT student, for a kid, any kid who is being bullied.
Even though she knew she was a lesbian, Chely occasionally dated men, including some of country music's biggest stars, such as Vince Gill and Brad Paisley.
I am so proud of the work that organization has done and that I am able to align with them.
We are launching a Safe Space Campaign and I encourage everyone to log on to pay , just , and send this Safe Space kit to the school you attended or a school you care about.
You may see someone in your workplace or towns [and you] think, “He might be gay, but he has a wife and kids.” The head-scratcher guys and gals that you just think, “Something doesn’t seem right.” Well, perhaps they are doing what I did because they are so terrified of not being able to fit in and being rejected by the community or their workplace. The men that I dated didn’t know that I was gay and it was excruciatingly difficult on me and it was very confusing for them.
I know that now it probably makes a whole lot more sense to them. Frankel: What made you come out this year, in 2010Wright: I hit my rock bottom in early 2006.
It was a long story, but the short of it is, I had a nine-millimeter gun in my mouth and I was at my rock bottom. I am a person full of faith, but I had very masterfully painted myself into a corner. I nearly took my life because I couldn’t figure out a way to get myself out of this tricky situation.
Many of us, people like me, we try to find the best version of a life that we think we can make work.
So I did my very best to try to be normal when I was in high school.
I tried to like boys the way the other girls in my class did.
I had an understanding that not only was I going to come out, I was going to come out as a gay woman and a proud Christian, which I am, and an advocate for young people so that a 14-year-old kid sitting alone in his bedroom was not going to feel alone [like I did]. Frankel: Since making her decision to come out, Chely has become a tireless advocate for LGBT causes and especially for LGBT youth.
The connection Diversity Inc had to bring her here is through GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.