Coming Out—Fighting Stigmas of Epilepsy and Homosexuality

Imagine waking up in the hospital after a violent seizure; the fear, the uncertainty, the feeling of helplessness. This was Rick's reality. In 1991, doctors diagnosed him with Epilepsy. Rick was starting college and had big dreams, but the diagnosis with this hidden disability put his life and aspirations on hold. Rick was forced to move back home, as his seizures made life uncertain. Anger and defeat set in as he began to hide his Epilepsy. Join Brenda as she takes a glimpse into Rick's life. See how Rick learned to accept, not only his Epilepsy, but also his sexuality.