“We Need To Change That Idea That Rural Areas Are Unsafe Because It’s Not True.”
My name is Rachel and I’m from Jacox, West Virginia. I grew up on a 100-acre sheep farm about an hour outside of a town of about 3,000 people. I believe it’s the most beautiful spot on the planet. I left for college, I went to college in Western Massachusetts, … Continue reading
I’m From Chicago, IL.
If someone approaches you and says, perhaps with a gob full of French fries, that surprises are the worst thing that can ever happen to you, they'd be sorely wrong. Surprises can do much more than cause a new reality ...
Young Man Reevaluates Priorities Following HIV Scare
My name is Arron Seams, I’m from Lewisburg, West Virginia. When I was looking at schools, colleges, I knew I wanted to go some place bigger to have experiences that I couldn’t have as a gay person living ...
I’m From Salisbury, MD – Video Story.
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College Football Captain Comes Out To Team.
My name is Brian Sims. And the story that most people like to hear me talk about is, I was a college football player, and how I sort of came out to my college football team. I'm very fond of ...
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I’m From Sedro-Woolley, WA – Video Story.
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I’m From Spokane, WA – Video Story.
I'm Ronny Oliver. I'm Mathias Oliver. I'm Reagan Oliver and we are the Oliver family from Spokane, Washington. (Mathias) Yes! (Reagan) We've been working really hard on helping Mathias our son who's fifteen and he came out when he was ...
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