Gay, black leaders speak about finding their place
Nadine Smith, co-founder and CEO of Equality Florida, has also watched her family evolve.
"When I came out to my family — they found a letter— I was in my teens and it was the last day I lived under their roof. My father and I didn't speak for years after I came out," said the 51-year-old. But he walked her down the aisle in 2009 and even appeared in a commercial advocating gay marriage in 2016.
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