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Local Voices: Erin Olson [LGBTQ+ Youth Rally]


I love Coeur d’Alene. There is so much love in this town and so many incredible people and things worth loving, but once I started realizing that I also love women, I struggled with how I could still love my hometown in the same breath. It seemed like some horrible, impossible logic puzzle. How could I love myself fully, including my queerness, and love a place and people who don’t?