Pride Proud! Delvon Johnson speaks on his new book and living his life unapologetically
To Round up this year's Pride month, the Delvon way, the notable fashion influencer, self care enthusiast and lover of shoes is launching his new book Invisible Rain!
Without judgment, his novels acknowledge the ups and downs that many relationships experience.
Delvon's honesty about his struggles creates a sense of healing for readers.
While on dialysis since 2010, Delvon is a big advocate for people who deal with difficult life circumstances. He wants it to be known that from struggle, comes growth.
What does Pride Month symbolize for Delvon?
"For a whille I was involved in Pride month, and it's not that I'm not but I fell into my own shell, and then I started attending all kinds of events." The events and finding new connections lead Delvon to write his books. He believes that celebrating Pride can be in many ways.
"For a whille I was involved in Pride month, and it's not that I'm not but I fell into my own shell, and then I started attending all kinds of events." The events and finding new connections lead Delvon to write his books.
"It's a way of connecting with my audience on a larger scale." The book touches on issues of domestic abuse and it's impact.
"It's an entertaining book with a message about overcoming any life change."
He explains, "I struggled for 10 years, and I made it out of my battles." For his readers, the takeaway is that no matter what your struggle there is always a way to face your fears.
What are your top 3 Self Care Tips?
1.Do what works for you, and don't rush for anyone
2.Do what makes you happy, life is too short
3.To be happy, you can't let others define you
Another way Delvon maintains his self care is through attending therapy.
"Therapy is important. I started therapy in highschool, and I was a little freaked out but eventually it became exciting to go."
" When you express what's going on with you, it helps, and I need to be able to vent and trust."
Through out the years many companies support Pride month festivities due to its overall purpose of promoting human rights. Pride acknowledges "the Stonewall riots which began in the hours of June 28, 1969."
"First beginning as marches, and then later turning into a parade;"
Pride month, "has been acknowledged by only two presidents, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama."
As you celebrate Pride this month, remember that it's about taking time to remember human rights.