A new place to call home

Until he arrived at the University of Mississippi and felt welcomed and accepted, Dylan was an outsider even in his own family as a gay man. Surviving being kicked out of the house by his mother and forced conversion therapy by his Uncle, Dylan was finally able to be himself in college.

Read about the impact of acceptance on Dylan's life.

My family didn’t accept me. Ole Miss Did.


Lewis, D. (2017, May 23). My family didn’t accept me. Ole Miss did. New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/23/opinion/ole-miss-lgbt-students.html

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