This N.J. woman came out at midlife and wrote a book about it

Melissa Giberson writes that she was happily married, with kids, when she saw something that changed everything.

It happened about 11 years ago at her local YMCA. Having completed a workout and headed into the locker room, Giberson caught a glimpse of a woman.

“Everything in me just stopped for that brief time until the trance broke and I looked away,” Giberson, a longtime resident of Wayne and an occupational therapist, told NJ Advance Media. “The one thought that occupied my mind was the question, ‘Am I gay?’” [..]

Click here to read the full piece. This story was originally published by on June 28, 2023.