As a recent citizen of Tacoma, I could not be prouder to live in a city that embraces everyone, regardless of religion, sexual orientation or ethnicity. The Tacoma Art Museum is setting an example for our city, state and nation by opening its doors to the “Hide/Seek” exhibit.
As a heterosexual woman who has been married for 32 years, I have nothing to lose and everything to gain by the richness of this exhibit. It is stunning in all the best ways – beautifully portrayed art with a social message that triumphs and accepts everyone for you they are.
I want to acknowledge the museum’s staff and board of directors. I thank them for showing courage and respect for all people by sharing the rich history of LGBTQ artists and art and, by doing so, putting Tacoma on the map as a city of tolerance and acceptance.