Coming out: Better than ever in veterinary medicine
Dr Adam Christman and Jennifer Evans discuss what it is like to be a member of the LGBTQ+ community within veterinary medicine
On this powerful episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, and Jennifer Evans sit down to discuss what life has been like for both of them as members of the LGBTQ+ community, specifically within veterinary medicine.
Through personal stories and difficult memories, Christman and Evans reflect on the good and bad experiences they faced with clients, other veterinary professionals, and family.
Below is a partial transcript. Listen to the full podcast for more.
Jennifer Evans (she/her): I felt like I was offending people. I felt like me being gay was offensive to people, and I didn't want to make them uncomfortable. And if the easiest way for me to not make them uncomfortable is for me to hide who my true self was. That's what I did and I was so focused on pleasing everybody else, that I didn't focus on the most important person in my life. And that was me.