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Melissa Ferrick

Singer-songwriter

Melissa Ferrick in Harvard Square at 17. Melissa Ferrick in Harvard Square at 17.
By Melissa Ferrick
October 21, 2010

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It wasn’t until I was 16 that I was able to confront my sexual orientation. I am one of the fortunate ones who was completely accepted by my immediate family, and was encouraged to seek outside help for my own emotional health during the last two years of high school. (Full article: 270 words)

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