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Elaine Stehel
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Community Organizer & Activist
Community Organizer & Activist

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I’m actually bisexual. I’ve been married twice, once in my early twenties to a man, and now to a woman. I’ve been attracted to men and women, dated men and women, kissed men and women. So, if we label ourselves or are labeled by others based on lived…
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I married an artist, four years my senior, in December, 2013. Before the day of our wedding, I never once seriously considered that dream might come true. Around the beginning of 2013, I mentioned, in passing, a silly thought I’d had, that if K and I…
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In October, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah the leaves were turning, the wind cooling slightly, and on this particular day, the 24th, I was feeling semi-homeless, and quite sorry for myself. My marriage was in shambles, and my best friend was also going…
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Utah Mormons had a nickname for kids like me, who were ‘serious’ about their beliefs, and it wasn’t a compliment. Kids who enjoyed attending church meetings and events; who genuinely tried to follow all the commandments the Prophet gave, and all the rules…
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The kids my age, I couldn’t really relate to, but the adults I met kept me sane. I loved my fourth grade teacher, Mrs. M, who read to our class every day, encouraged me to be a writer, and whom I would later return to visit on days off, during summer…
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A bit about the American Humanist Association
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