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"Chris and Jared give us a peek into their lives and their brains. Funny, honest, folks who admittedly don’t know all, but make space for them and us to learn and grow in a vulnerable open way. This has quickly become my favourite, must-listen podcast."

- Jackiyo

I forgive you

I forgive you

First day of grade nine - we're going around the room and the teacher is asking everyone what their name is. She gets to me and I say, "I'm Chris Farias." From the back of the room a male classmate says "and I'm gay." The whole room laughs. I'm devastated. The one thing I prayed all summer for - to slip under the gaydar for 5 years while at a Catholic high school - was shattered on day one. 

Tonight I saw on Facebook that that very person that outed me is in a relationship with a man. He's gay. And looks very happy. 

Up until this moment I always held that against him. I hated him for it. Now I know he was deflecting - protecting himself. I understand that. Totally sucked for me. But I understand what "surviving" was like.

To that man, If you're reading this, I forgive you.

Pink Elephant

Pink Elephant

Unicorns - Forever + Ever

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