Susan Wherley, Gay
Staff, Facilities Management
INVOLVEMENTS AT OU:
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO BE OUT?:
It is important to be out as it proves you respect your own dignity.
WHY ARE YOU PROUD?:
I'm proud to hold my head high.
WHAT WAS THE MOST DIFFICULT PART ABOUT COMING OUT?:
Self-acceptance is the most difficult part of coming out.
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO OTHERS WHO COME OUT?:
For those who may be coming out, be confident that others will not respond in any manner that could harm you.
THOUGHTS FOR NON-LGBT PEOPLE ABOUT LGBT PEOPLE AND CONCERNS:
Abide by the "golden rule."