1961: “I Couldn’t Bring Myself To Write The Word ‘Homosexual.’”

Edward LeMay Headshot

“What Was It Like? Stories by LGBTQ Elders” is a new program by I’m From Driftwood, in partnership with Comcast, the nation’s largest cable provider, and SAGE, the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ older adults. Learn more about the program here. Edward LeMay’s …

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Boss To New Employee: “It’s Been Brought To My Attention That You’re A Lesbian.”

Ingrid Headshot

My name is Ingrid Galvez-Thorp and I’m originally from New Rochelle, New York. Leading up to the ‘96 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, I found out at my job that there was opportunities to transfer. They were looking to build out diversity and so they were actively recruiting people that were …

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“A Matter of Life and Death.” Being Black and Gay in the 1960s.

Donald Bell

“What Was It Like? Stories by LGBTQ Elders” is a new program by I’m From Driftwood, in partnership with Comcast, the nation’s largest cable provider, and SAGE, the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ older adults. Learn more about the program here. Donald Bell’s …

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“If You Can’t Be Your True Self [At Work], Maybe That’s Not The Right Employer.”

Michael Cox

I’m Michael Cox, I’m from Harlan, Kentucky. So one time, I was on a flight sitting next to a person who was clearly a businessman, dressed in a suit, salt and pepper hair, much like me. Pretty much the same size. And we were on about a six-hour flight across …

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