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Authentically gay: an interview with black activist Jamal Taylor

Authentically gay: an interview with black activist Jamal Taylor

I’m honored to share my conversation with black activist and educator, Jamal Taylor. In this interview, Jamal opens up about his gay identity. Although it might be hard not to let others steal our joy, Jamal reminds us of the power of living authentically and extending grace and love whenever possible. As with all of the stories in this blog series, I hope you or someone you know in the LGBTQIA+ community finds them to be enlightening and empowering.

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Authentically gay: an interview with my Gen-Z nephew

Authentically gay: an interview with my Gen-Z nephew

This pride month, I interviewed my 22-year-old nephew, Jalen. His journey of embracing his gay identity has captured the essence of a generation that’s breaking barriers. Studies are showing that one in five Gen-Z adults identify as LGBTQIA+. This is exciting news as we dream of a future where bigotry is dismantled and equality prevails.

Sexuality by definition is simply who you find physically, sexually, or emotionally attractive. Let’s hear from Jalen how he navigated his own sexuality.

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