Coming out is a very serious form of emotional labour, and the act of constantly having to reaffirm your sexuality to others (and yourself) can have serious effects on your mental health.
LGBTQ+ reimagining of A Midsummer Night’s Dream met with standing ovation on last night of show.
“This show is a lot about love. It deals with themes of LGBTQ+ issues, but more than anything this show is about people not being honest with each other.”—Sam Dietrich, leading man in TotoToo’s production of Torch Song Trilogy.
We need to demand that Capital Pride acts as a platform to lift injustice from the shadows, educate the public, and put civil rights back to the forefront of political discourse.