Katrina White, left, James, 12, and Colette White hug after telling James his adoption was approved on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Gulfport. The couple had been trying to adopt James for more than a year, but as a same-sex couple they faced numerous difficulties.
Katrina White, left, James, 12, and Colette White hug after telling James his adoption was approved on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Gulfport. The couple had been trying to adopt James for more than a year, but as a same-sex couple they faced numerous difficulties. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File
Katrina White, left, James, 12, and Colette White hug after telling James his adoption was approved on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Gulfport. The couple had been trying to adopt James for more than a year, but as a same-sex couple they faced numerous difficulties. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File
Throwing Shade

Throwing Shade

Justin Mitchell's take on popular culture and South Mississippi

What’s next for Coast’s LGBT community after year of tragedy, triumph

January 13, 2017 05:00 AM

More Videos

Pascagoula upsets Biloxi to grab bid to Jackson 1:16

Pascagoula upsets Biloxi to grab bid to Jackson

Anyone can become addicted to drugs 1:25

Anyone can become addicted to drugs

Gulfport Police Chief addresses the Coast's latest school lockdown 5:26

Gulfport Police Chief addresses the Coast's latest school lockdown

Douglas students arrive in Tallahassee to huge show of support 0:47

Douglas students arrive in Tallahassee to huge show of support

Father of student killed in Florida school shooting asks Rubio about assault weapons ban 0:42

Father of student killed in Florida school shooting asks Rubio about assault weapons ban

Community reacts to Coast school being placed on lockdown 3:11

Community reacts to Coast school being placed on lockdown

Ocean Springs man faces capital murder charge in death of 7-month-old 0:46

Ocean Springs man faces capital murder charge in death of 7-month-old

Do you like bourbon? Then you will love this #ClarkCast 15:49

Do you like bourbon? Then you will love this #ClarkCast

Construction projects across the coast keep the economy moving 1:01

Construction projects across the coast keep the economy moving

Take a look at Whole Foods' dramatic price drop 1:06

Take a look at Whole Foods' dramatic price drop

About Throwing Shade

@Journalism
_J

Justin Mitchell has a lot of opinions. About everything. Throwing Shade is a blog that details Mitchell's most ridiculous quandaries, thoughts and feelings.