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Tolerance from the Top Down: What Coming Out Taught Me About My Company

I was nearly incapacitated the first time I brought my boyfriend to a work event. It was the fall of 2009, and it had only been a few months since I came out as a gay man. With every handshake, every subtle glance, I wondered: Am I being judged? What do they really think? How will this introduction impact my business with them?

For some it was difficult to understand, but over time those close to me accepted and have come to celebrate my identity. Although I was nervous at those initial work events, many people in my business world read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com