Gay, Closeted, and Heartbroken in Morocco.
My name is Anthony Mercurio and I’m from San Francisco. In 2009 I studied abroad and lived in Morocco, studying Arabic. I came out of the closet when I was very young, I was 15. Out and proud and pretty loud about it. I grew up in, I was lucky … Continue reading
Why I Identify As “Queer.”
My name is Jaime-Jin Lewis and I’m from Charlottesville, Virginia. My whole life I feel like I’ve been an “other”, from being an Asian American, being female, being a transracial adoptee, being a Southerner who was growing up ...
Black Community Spotlight: Stephen Winter
My name is Stephen Winter, I'm originally from Chicago, IL. I'm here to talk to you about this time this guy named Nathan called me and said he wanted to talk about black gay issues. It was a journey within ...
I’m From Eucutta, MS – Video Story.
When Daniel came out at 15, his parents gave him two options.
"One, you can either leave right now. Just get your stuff and go. Or two, we’re going to enroll you into a Christian school and you’re going ...
I’m From Brandon, MS – Video Story.
After nearly losing her life in a drunk driving accident, Ashley decides it's time to live an open, honest life. Ashley explains:
Having that self destructive life, led to almost killing myself, unintentionally, but, you know, driving on an interstate ...
I’m From Pflugerville, TX – Video Story.
Today's Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can learn more about Milani and about our adventure in Garland, Texas.
IFD + ACS: I’m From Berkeley, CA – Video Story.
This week, in partnership with the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of the LGBT Community, we are sharing stories of LGBT cancer survivors and friends. The LGBT community is affected disproportionately by lung cancer, prostate cancer, and cervical cancer. ...
I’m From West Milford, NJ – Video Story.
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