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Out Of Space
Creating Safe Spaces In Unlikely Places

A Memoir and Leadership Guide


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Are you a safe space?


Julio Roman’s groundbreaking memoir and leadership guide for LGBTQIA+ advocates suggests that safe spaces are not rooms with four walls and a door. Space spaces are people—leaders whose values, words, and actions invite and encourage every individual in their presence to express their fully authentic self.


Leaders embody those spaces physically, and they embody them on social media. They create them by sharing the values of worth, acceptance, and self-esteem with every life they touch.

But what happens when our safe spaces are violated?


What happens when the people who represent safety, are taken from us? How do we deal with what we are witnessing, and where do we start picking up the pieces?


By sharing his own poignant struggle to overcome the emotional scars of violence and abuse, Roman demonstrates the critical importance of safe spaces for every marginalized voice.

Whether you’re a young LGBTQIA+ person, a community-based organizer or ally, an LGBTQIA+ rights advocate, a business leader, an HR representative, or anyone else who wants to create a safe space for others, Out of Space can help you learn how to do it—and what being a safe space truly means.

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Lead with conviction and Pride!

"Safe spaces can no longer be bound and limited to physical locations, but they must be found and created in each of us, allowing us to transcend the limitations of walls, rooms, and buildings."


Community Engagement - 6 Reasons You Lose Motivation & Tap Out.

Have you ever made big plans for your community, only to fail to act on them? 

3 Effective Ways Community LGBTQIA+ Leaders, Lead.

Today's LGBTQ+ community leaders have a unique and challenging job. 


The Power of Storytelling: Why You Should Always Be Prepared.

As leaders and role models, it is integral that we first know and can tell our personal story.

LGBTQIA+ Safe Space Creator & New Author 

At the age of sixteen,  Julio C. Roman, accepted his calling in LGBTQIA+ activism.

How a Beautiful LGBTQIA+ Family Taught Me to be Unapologetically Me

It was something I realized I was desperate to have.

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