I got a letter recently from a kid in London who said that by reading through the stories of others on the blog, he was able to come out to his parents. And having been to 37 countries for the project, the Gay Men Project is truly a global work. And as the project progressed, and especially as I started to travel, I reached out to different community based organizations, as well people with large platforms—for example elected officials. It was only after college, when I moved away from home for a job with AmeriCorps in California, that I finally decided to live as an openly gay man. Mar 2, - Apr 1, 30 days. Check out the FAQ.
I simply did it.
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And as the project progressed, and especially as I started to travel, I reached out to different community based organizations, as well people with large platforms—for example elected officials. I came up with the idea after I came out to my mom. I suddenly found myself with a blank calendar. Learn more about accountability. This helped me focus my time entirely on the project and travel for one year. Yes, but the hard part was I'd planned to be gone for two years, and here I was, back just two months later.
Those responses are why I'm doing this. Learn more about accountability. That experience led to my becoming interested in photography and coincided with my coming out. I then ask each man to write down his story, and publish all of these photos, along with the personal testimonials of each individual at:. The Gay Men Project. I'll keep doing this as long as I can, and as long as I'm enjoying it, and as long as it feels relevant. So I simply was photographing gay and queer men in New York City and asking them to share their stories of being a gay or queer man.