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Living in the Intersection: Pride vs. Shame

Living in the Intersection: Pride vs. Shame

Authored by Anisha Cooper, APC

hen you hear the word “Pride,” what does that mean to you? For closeted folks, Pride is a sentiment not readily available due to the immense shame associated with typical prideful identities (i.e., race, gender, and sexuality), but consider this: how do YOU identify? How have these identities shaped your worldview? Your interactions with others? And, are you proud of this identity?