AIDS Activist and Radio DJ Explain How Their Relationship Works

Edward Strickler would rather talk about his AIDS activism. Jim would rather talk about his favorite African guitarist, Diblo Dibala. They met in 1981 and have been together since. Ed explains how their differences help make their relationship work: We were able to sustain each other because I really enjoy …

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Black Community Spotlight: Tyrone Smith

To reinforce the sometimes overlooked fact that there are black people in the LGBTQ community, and also that there are LGBTQ people in the black community, I’m From Driftwood’s very first Community Spotlight will feature stories from the black community all this week. We are also making a commitment to …

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I’m From Brooklyn, NY – Video Story.

I’m Lauren Gulbrandsen and I’m from Brooklyn, New York, originally. I never really felt like being gay was so political until I went to the Archives — the Lesbian HerStory Archives — for the first time. It’s just like a magical kind of place. It’s an archive, it’s like a …

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