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“Coming Out Stories” embrace community, bravery

Senior MJ Wilner welcomes guests to the event as they sign the LGBTQIA+ book, signaling that they either have come out or are an LGBTQIA+ ally

Kaitlin Cho, A&E Reporter

October 24, 2019

Nearly all of the lights in Reid’s Coffeehouse were dimmed, except for the ones that suffused the floor’s stage in a warm glow. There, students and faculty stepped into the light and spoke about their experiences coming out to friends, family and themselves.  Whitman’s "Coming Out Stories," organized ...

Coming Out Stories hosted by LGBTQIA+ Club PRISM

Photo by Taj Howe

Alex Lupton, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017

Students and staff shared their experiences during the "Coming Out Stories" event held by Whitman LGBTQIA+ club PRISM.

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