Liz Massey

Meet The OGs

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, March 2018 Issue. There is sometimes a misconception about what happens when a person, or a group of people, act on their “grand passion.” It isn’t [...]

Thriving On Chaos

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, March 2018 Issue Does anyone remember life before the 2016 presidential election? I’m not sure I do any more. Events for me can be pigeonholed into “before [...]

Taking My Own Advice

January 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, February 2018 Issue Several years ago, my office book club read “What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course On Making Your Way In The World” by [...]

Dealing in Hope

December 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, January 2018 Issue If you visit Bob Parsons’ personal website, you’ll discover that the founder of domain-registration giant GoDaddy doesn’t [...]

Echo Names 2017 Leaders of the Year

December 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, January 2018 Issue As each year comes to a close, the Echo Magazine team takes pause to reflect on the events that defined the past 12 months and the [...]

Our Place In The Tribe

December 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, January 2018 Issue I woke up giggling the other day because I had a long, elaborate dream about competing in a combination karaoke-and-long-form-storytelling [...]

Transgender Day Of Remembrance

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, December 2017 Issue When it comes to the LGBTQ calendar, Nov. 20 is a significant date. Although it doesn’t have the liberating flourish of June 28, 1969 – [...]

Growing From The Center

October 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, November 2017 Issue. Just months after a devastating fire at their previous location, the LGBTQ youth support organization one•n•ten opened its new Youth [...]

Someone To Look Up To

October 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, November 2017 Issue. As part of LGBTQ History Month, Echo Magazine will induct another class of community leaders into its Hall of Fame. More than just [...]

Designing A Beautiful Life

September 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, October 2017 Issue. Each October, I make an extra effort to tie this column to a creativity-related topic for Echo’s arts season preview. Over the years, [...]

Power To The Peaceful

September 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, October 2017 Issue. There is an old bit of advice to artists that encourages them to focus their talents and not spread themselves too thinly. But the other [...]

Majoring In The Rest Of My Life

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, September 2017 Issue. I come from a family of teachers. This tradition stretches back at least four generations and my relatives have taught everything from [...]

Love’s Lessons Learned

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, August 2017 Issue. For the last several decades of the 20th century, the wedding industry was a place where out LGBTQ people sometimes worked, but weren’t [...]

A Perfect Fit

July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Liz Massey, August 2017 Issue. Sher and Deanna Hatch had a problem: they were in Sedona, a place that both women loved, but every location they visited in their quest to [...]
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