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Writing with diversity is something that every author should strive for. Yet there still seems to be a lot of confusion about what it means and how to go about it.
Growing up in small towns in the middle of the Midwest, I didn’t get much exposure to people of other races. There was not a single African American at the school I went to and only one person of mixed race. I also had no exposure to people who identified as different sexual orientations or gender identities. This meant I felt horribly out of place growing up. I was just weird. It’s taken twenty years, but I’ve finally found where I fit and understand myself. I’ve also learned a lot… Read more Going Over the Rainbow: Moving Beyond the LG in LGBT. →