Gay Man’s Journey To Acceptance: “I’m Muslim. I’m Gay. And I’m Totally Okay With That.”

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My name is Tolga and I’m from Malatya, Turkey. It’s a small, conservative town and we are all raised conservative as well. I remember every time I was going to school, some of my friends, they were talking about the girls that they saw in their dreams and all that …

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Pre-AIDS Greenwich Village: A Time Of “Free Love, Open Sex And Tolerance.”

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“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. Richard Eric Weigle’s 7 Video Stories …

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Inspired By Ex, Gay Journalist Finds Courage To Call Out Producers For Ignoring Gay Issues.

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I’m Alan Conter and I’m from Montreal. In 1972, when I was 17, I was a student at McGill University and unsure of my sexuality. One day, I went to an audition for a play called “The House of Pooh Corner.” The play was being directed by Michael Wasserman, who …

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

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“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.”

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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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