“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

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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.   Michael Anastasio’s 8 Video Stories …

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Love, Humor and Betty Boop: How One Man’s Struggle With AIDS Inspired An Ally.

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My name is Janet Hart and I’m from San Francisco. I grew up within the gay community. My mom came out when I was about 5 years old. My sister was probably about a year old. And that’s about the time obviously my parents divorced. There was a time when …

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“He Helped Me Feel It Was Okay To Be Gay And Lutheran.”

Rick Stuckey

I’m Rick Stuckey from Chicago, Illinois. I’m Lutheran. I grew up Lutheran. I went to a Lutheran high school. And I always felt a little different. It was summer, it was June, it was right after my birthday. It was Pride Month! There was a parade and I’m like, “Wow,” …

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

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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. Pearl Bennett’s …

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“I’ll Be Damned If I’m Going To Be Buried A Girl.” Gender Transition Gives HIV+ Trans Man Reason To Live

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My name is Teo Drake, I actually grew up in Connecticut, near New Haven. The story basically is this intersection or this way of looking at my struggle around gender identity and the way in which that level of sort of struggle and shame impacted my risk for HIV and …

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