People could see where I was in life. Living in this crappy trailer park.
I peed my pants. The look on this boy's face sitting next to me was such disgust.
I don't feel as beautiful. It has a lot to do with my weight, and getting older.
I want to walk forward, I want to walk free. I want to leave this here.
I am shameful for sleeping with the old man next door, for he was oh-so-wrinkly.
I cannot get myself to tell my mom and my father that I am a proud, gay man.
He continued to try to rape her. I blamed her for encouraging the behavior.

SHAMEBOOTH is a groundbreaking live experience, a traveling phone booth outfitted with a receiver and a simple prompt: Speak — and own — your shame. From this comes a podcast series, this website and a movement that wants to heal the world of shame.

So what’s keeping you from feeling proud today? Name it. And let’s take away its power together.