Her twin sister, Rachael, who is older by 11 minutes, is also gay. The two have always been close — as children they would hold hands through the bars of the crib when one or the other was given a timeout — and so it was fitting that they came out to each other in an emotional conversation during their sophomore year at the University of Portland.
“It was just a matter of one of us saying it first,” Rachael said. “That was really it. I had been dating someone and one of us said it first. It was a ripple effect. We both kind of came to the realization that we’re in this together.”X

Her twin sister, Rachael, who is older by 11 minutes, is also gay. The two have always been close — as children they would hold hands through the bars of the crib when one or the other was given a timeout — and so it was fitting that they came out to each other in an emotional conversation during their sophomore year at the University of Portland.

“It was just a matter of one of us saying it first,” Rachael said. “That was really it. I had been dating someone and one of us said it first. It was a ripple effect. We both kind of came to the realization that we’re in this together.”X