Being your true self is the greatest act of courage possible.

I have to admit, I didn’t follow Caitlyn Jenner’s sorry as she came out publicly as transgender. I’ve never watched the Kardashian show, so I only know as much as I happen to grab in headlines at the store and most of that I readily forget.

But recently Caitlyn accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2015 ESPY Awards. I only knew this because I saw a meme online of wounded soldiers that sarcastically said, “Please excuse use, we’re on our way to thank Bruce Jenner for being so courageous.”

I’m the first one to admit that we, as a country, merely honor our veterans in word but certainly not in deed. I’m not here to make a case debating … (read more at where this article was originally published.)