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During LGBT Pride Month, Josh Stopple reflects on his personal and professional journey


AmFam employee Josh Stopple looks back on the support he recieves at work to be his true self. 

I remember the meeting vividly. It was 2015, and I’d been with American Family just a short time. I was “out” to only a handful of coworkers. I’d traveled to National Headquarters from the East Regional Building in Madison and gotten lost in the hallway on the way to the meeting.

There I was, sitting in a room with no more than 10 other people. All I had to do was introduce myself, but even so, I turned red, and my voice cracked.

Read Josh's entire story on the idea-sharing site Medium.