I came out to my family 10 years ago this month. It was, without question, the hardest thing I have ever done. For a long time, I tortured myself about my sexual orientation. It took a long time before I could even think that little sentence, the one I used to find so horrible and isolating, the one that goes like this: I'm gay.
J.D. Candidate at Yale Law School
Adam Goldenberg is a Munk-Gordon Fellow at the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, and a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where he is an editor of the <em>Yale Journal of International Law</em> and the <em>Yale Journal on Regulation</em>. <br> <br> Adam was chief speechwriter to former Liberal Party leader Michael Ignatieff, and later served as a senior aide to Ontario Cabinet Minister Glen Murray. He has advised leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors across Canada and in the United States. <br> <br> Born and raised in Vancouver, Adam holds a B.A. in social studies with high honours from Harvard University, where he was a John Harvard Scholar and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He was named one of the 100 best student journalists in America in 2008, and was selected as an Action Canada Fellow in 2010.
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