Tuesday, February 21, 2012

emphathy and acceptance

Radar Online: Although I was born in Alabama, I have no memory of it. I grew up all over America. I moved every two years of my life so I'm not really from anywhere. As I always say, I'm a little bit country, a little bit rock n roll. Being the new kid, especially the new kid with the effed up name no one could pronounce, I was mocked by many and I empathize with people of all ages who are struggling with accepting themselves. I participated in the "It Gets Better - Broadway" campaign (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: CSI Star Gerald McCullouch -- A Rebel With A Cause).

Gerald McCullouch (born March 30, 1967) is an American award-winning actor, director, screenwriter, and singer. McCullouch is best known for currently playing Bobby Dawson on the CBS television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In January 2009, McCullough was on the New York City subway when a man attempted to steal his laptop; McCullough, a trained boxer, successfully fought him off, even when the thief attempted to stab him with a kitchen knife. The thief was arrested by New York City police officers. McCullough is openly gay and has directed and starred in several gay-themed productions (Wikipedia: Gerald McCullouch).


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