This episode is the second in a series of "Coming Out" stories in honor of Happy Pride.
Chris Chism is Assistant Director of Music and Worship at Cathedral of Hope church in Dallas. Cathedral of Hope is known as the largest gay church in the world. From a young age, Chris knew he was gay. He grew up attending church and got his first church job at 20yrs old. However, it would be years before Chris was fully able to come out of the closet. A coming out story that spans 31yrs, Chris calls it becoming his true authentic self. Not hiding. Not living in shame. His road to authenticity.
Photo 1 Chris (Left) walks with husband Thomas right after their marriage ceremony.
Photo 2 Chris and Thomas celebrate the right way...with Sonic
Photo 3,4 Chris performs
photo 5 Chris performs at Alexandre's Bar in Dallas
Photo 6 Chris, Thomas, and their wedding party
Cover Art by Evah Fan