This recording of Eddie telling the story of coming out to his family is profound and brave beyond any words I have. Eddie exemplifies all that I said in my post about millenials. Please read and watch and send Eddie your support.. Thank you.
I don’t know why I said yes to presenting my story to a random audience, but I’m glad I did.
I’m a shy person with a really soft-spoken voice. You will have to ask me to repeat myself a few times before you’re able to understand what I had just said. It’s that bad. So instead I stay quiet hoping nobody will talk to me. I think that makes me socially awkward.
My public speaking skills are terrible too. I sometimes leave my hands in my pockets throughout the presentation and don’t remember to take them out until the very end. I think that gives away my inexperience with public speaking. Or possibly when I start talking fast, start stuttering, or begin rambling; one of the three.
One day I was asked by a coordinator of a Men Can Stop Violence program at school if I wanted to present “my story” for…
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