Aye or Nay?
Two simple words; five easy letters. Combined, they can make the difference to an individual.
Acceptance. That’s all we strive for. Everyone: tall, short, fat, thin. Gay or straight. Being accepted for who we are, what makes us us. Now that’s a utopian dream!
Lately, I’ve been asked why I do this. Why be the chairman of an LGBTQ+ NGO? And honestly, sometimes I ask myself that question too. Events like our LGBTI+ Social events, however, answer that question perfectly.
The answer is simple: I know I can be whoever I want to be, even if just for a few hours. I know that I’m accepted; and it may not be the perfect group of friends, but they’re all I could ask for. We respect each other, and that’s what our society is all about, to be accepted, appreciated, and respected.
LGBTI+ Gozo is working towards this, with the maxim that within diversity, there is strength. Let us all embrace our differences, share our experiences and celebrate our future. Together, we are stronger.
by executive member, E-man