“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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Lesbian Couple In Hospital Humorously Experience “Being Seen First and Foremost In Terms of Your Difference.”

Vera Whisman

My name is Vera Whisman, I’m from Tulsa, Oklahoma. But this story doesn’t happen in Tulsa, Oklahoma. My partner and I decided in the 90s, when a lot of lesbians were doing this, that we wanted to have a child. So we picked a donor and she got pregnant very …

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“This Story Shows How My Mother Lived Rather Than Just How She Died.”

Terry McGovern

My name is Terry McGovern, I’m from East Meadow, New York. My mother was an interesting character. She was kind of athletic, she coached softball when I was a kid, so she was a little bit nontraditional, but nonetheless she had a hard time when she found out I was …

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