When you see an uninviting or harmful environment, what do you do? Do you sit back and watch? Do you “let someone else do it” because you don’t feel qualified?
Where do you go when you don’t know and don’t want to be offensive? What if you hear someone say something you aren’t familiar with? Here is where you build your LGBTQ+ knowledge foundation.
Becoming a mother in the military was no easy journey. I realized very quickly that I had to make a choice between serving my country or being the mother I knew my children deserved. After 10 years, a change that big came with a lot of fear and doubt.
The moment I laid eyes on him, I knew he would be mine. It didn’t have to be that day, or even the days afterward but one day. I could feel it.
My childhood brought me an extreme amount of life experience at an early age. What it didn’t teach me was HOW to navigate it in a healthy way. Here I will share my Top 5 resources that helped me reconnect and realign with who I truly am while diving into my past.
The military is all I knew for 10 years of my life. To say that walking away from it was hard is an understatement but my “why” was more deeply rooted than just a love of the lens.