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Minding Your Own Life

Author Aaron Anson shares his experience of growing up gay

interview with aaron anson about his book mind your own life

Interview with Aaron Anson about his book Mind Your Own Life — Courtesy of Oliver Anson

Growing up in a black Christian church, Aaron Anson continually struggled to reconcile his homosexuality and his religion. In his efforts to become the man he thought he should be, he married a woman, had two kids and tried to suppress his true self. It wasn't until he was in his late 30s that he left his marriage and finally came to terms with his sexuality. Today, he is happily married to a new partner and living in Washington, D.C., as an openly gay man. … Back to Article

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