His parents are both immigrants from the Philippines, and like most Filipinos, he grew up in a conservative and devout Catholic family. I'm sure there are millions and millions who follow George who are not gay. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. If that kid in the Midwest can see this and be inspired by our magazine and say, "I love who I am, and I'm going to keep moving forward," that's what makes this project worth it, despite the critics. I used to be that guy who was looking for inspiration, saying, "There's got to be something more to life, and I need someone to be a voice for me, because I'm not strong enough right now.
And that's a goal of ours too.
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That's my hope for it. Any words to the skeptics out there who may say that Daniel Magazine is too niche and that there's no place for it? So many individuals are embracing it, and they have very many high hopes for it. Yet "don't ask, don't tell" only made Villanueva's internal struggles much worse and drove him further into the closet in fear that he would get discharged. When we have parents who come here and we live here in the States, we can't as easily come out, because of the cultural layer, and that's the difference that may not be present in white families or black families.
Do we not speak about it when we're with our extended families? We want to be able to bridge the conversation with other communities who don't know about us, not just the LGBT community but also within the straight community that doesn't necessarily understand us. What are your hopes for the magazine? As the son of a military father, he was used to moving from one place to another, but he spent most of his youth in the conservative South, where there were hardly any openly gay individuals, he said. Any words to the skeptics out there who may say that Daniel Magazine is too niche and that there's no place for it? His parents are both immigrants from the Philippines, and like most Filipinos, he grew up in a conservative and devout Catholic family. That's my hope for it.