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Named 2019 Washingtonian Magazine Style Setter.

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June 20, 2018

Ok, so the title of this post is literally how I felt during PRIDE two weekends ago. If you missed my recap post about participating in the DC Capital Pride Parade, you can read it here. What I didn't discuss, however, is my rainbow unicorn getup I wore for Pride!

When I got word from Catherine we'd been invited to participate in the Pride Parade with DC PFLAG, the first thing that went through my mind was "What am I going to wear?!" Luckily, last spring I scored a colorful rainbow printed dress from Ashley Stewart that would be perfect for the occasion. Pride weekend is full of everything rainbow, glitter, sparkly, and over-the-top, so I wanted to show up prepared. My...

June 14, 2018

I still remember being 16 years old, walking into my new high school looking for a friendly face, scared and nervous of a brand new school where I only knew two people. One of those people was Rey, a life-long acquaintance that I'd known since the age of 3. Our parents worked together at the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond, and there is a picture of us somewhere dancing together at a wedding as toddlers. Growing up, we would see each other at our parents work family gatherings and outings, and now we would be going to the same school- a school that he'd been going to since middle school.

Rey became one of my best friends in high school. He had a Britney Spears poster i...

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