Definition of 'Courage'
The word courage comes from the original Latin word "cor", meaning heart. It originally meant to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart.
Will you share your story with courage?
If you are a woman and identify as lesbian, bisexual or questioning, we would love to hear from you. You can share one or more stories about your life. Some possible suggestions include:
You can share your stories with us in written form, photos, audio or video. It can be in the form of a story, poem, song, picture....the sky is the limit so feel free to be creative! :)
For those who are ready and able, do consider using your actual name and if it is okay with you, do send us a photo too. You can also choose to be anonymous and we will only display your user name (nickname) and country next to your story. Please let us know if you prefer to remain anonymous by indicating on the submission form.
If you prefer not to specify your country, you can indicate a region (eg. Southeast Asia, etc). We encourage you to consider specifying your country because there are probably many women like you who think they are struggling alone. But we want you to do what feels safe and comfortable for you.
Please be assured that we respect your privacy and all your personal details will be kept strictly confidential.
If you have a friend or family member who is gay and would like to share your story of love and support, we would love to hear from you. You probably went through your own journey towards understanding and acceptance.
You can send it to us in the form of a letter or a story....or a poem or a song. Feel free to be creative! ;)
Many gay people believe they don't even have one supportive friend or family member. Some are so deep in the closet, they don't even dare confront, much less accept, themselves. Your story of love and support might make a difference to someone's life.
We can change our world....one true story at a time
Brene Brown: The Power of Vulnerability