Breaking Silence

I am tired of pretending.  I am tired of trying to fit in a world that does not accept me.  I am tired of lying by omission, of fearing that my employers will find out, of feeling isolated and misunderstood over something I have no control over.  I am disgusted by mass ignorance, horrendous stigmas, lack of access to treatment and medications, and outrageous costs if one does have proper access.  I am on a journey to break the silence, promote education and awareness, fight stigma, and cultivate a compassionate community.   Continue reading