Owning our individual dignity, strengthening our connection to our chosen family(ies), and identifying the gifts we have for general society, transforms our lived experience from oppression to celebration.
We can transform the consciousness of GBTQ men from oppression to celebration.
All men are whole and complete
Having our authentic selves seen by our peers is the first step towards creating the lives that we want.
Nurturing our individual dignity and self-love is imperative to transformational change
Honoring and celebrating the differences in our diversity generates possibility, joy, and creative solutions, all of which are worth any challenges of holding that space
Ssacred and protected spaces (a sense of “family” and “home”) are necessary for men to explore the richness and bounty of their most fundamental selves.
The Hero’s Journey of a GBTQ man has imbued him with special gifts.
Honoring our gifts and the gifts of others is an act of celebration
Our chosen families and bio-families are indispensable sources of joy and strength, requiring and deserving investment and grace.
Our attraction toward other men creates a unique culture that is fertile with possibilities for connection, joy, and dignity.
Internalized homophobia must be recognized and released to unlock the full expression of the altruistic nature of GBTQ men.