Thoughts on Being Out in the Workplace

Stories about times where I’ve felt safe being my authentic self, and times I haven’t. What it means to be out as a professional and why this matters.

It was Valentine’s day and was also, inconveniently so, a long day at work. Something urgent and last minute had come up during the day. It was about six at night, I was itching to leave the office. I had plans to surprise my partner with a…