Daring to Overcome: A Coming Out Story
Jon shares his story of coming out as a gay man in Ohio. Throughout his journey, he experienced homophobic family issues, struggles with pastors, conversion therapy, and workplace discrimination. Come hear why he decided to make the move to Minnesota and how he overcame those experiences.
Jon grew up in Ohio, where he earned degrees in Zoology and Environmental Science.  He pursued graduate school in Nebraska, studying paleontology with a focus on climate change.  Since attending school, he has held many unique positions, including a wildlife naturalist, an environmental event planner, a water quality educator, and is currently working to find a cure for cancer as a clinical researcher.  In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, fitness, and bird watching.
Tuesday, December 20 at 6:30 pm
Union Congregational Church
3700 Alabama Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55416
 
Support groups will be held at 7:30 pm directly following the program.