“Part Of Life Is Death.” Wife’s Tragic Death Reveals Importance of End-Of-Life Planning.

Shirley Riga copy

My name’s Shirley Riga from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. I was married for about 13 years and I got divorced. I had two girls. And unbeknownst to me, I’ve found myself being very attracted to women. I met a woman and she had two girls. We ended up getting together and …

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“I Would Say I’m A Cradle-to-Grave Gay Activist.”

Mark Segal

“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. Mark Segal’s …

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“Transitioning Has Been A Journey And I Wouldn’t Trade It For The World.”

Peal Bennett

“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. Pearl Bennett’s …

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“It’s Just Normal. My Two Kids and My Dog and My Husband.”

Tony UK

This story was found with the help of Diversity Role Models which actively seeks to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying in UK schools. My name is Tony and I’m from North London. Growing up in a Caribbean family was quite challenging. The messages you got were that, it wasn’t okay …

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Grandma Forces Gay Teen To Come Out To Family One At A Time. “She Was Actually Enjoying My Pain.”

Jawann McBeth

My name is Jawann McBeth, I’m from Ewing, New Jersey. When I was 5 years old, my mom got to this point in the Bible. I remember I was Leviticus 18:22 where it said, “Thou shall not lie with another man; it’s a sin.” And I remember stopping my mom …

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