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

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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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“There Was Just So Much Fear” About Being A Lesbian.

Thea Iberall

“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. Thea Iberall’s …

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Transgender Lesbian: “I Took A Brave Step To Ensure That I Live In The Light of Truth.”

Tori Baker

This story was found with the help of Diversity Role Models which actively seeks to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying in UK schools. I’m Victoria Baker, or Tori as my friends call me. I’m from London in the UK, been living in London for most of my life. I’ve known …

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