“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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Exorcists Try–And Fail–To “Cast Demons” Out Of Gay College Student

Sam Johnson

My name is Samuel Johnson and I am from Boston, Massachusetts. So, I grew up in the Pentecostal tradition of Christianity. After a long, hard childhood of growing up in that particular denomination, I went off to a Christian university called Liberty University, which is in Lynchburg, Virginia. During my …

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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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“I Hope I Did Something Good For a Family That Was Hurting.” Activist Remembers Those He Met on 6,000-Mile Walk

Alan-Bounville

I’m Alan Bounville, I’m from Worcester, Massachusetts. Back in 2011 I started a 6,000 mile walk across the country. I walked for gender and sexual orientation equality. I had a cart I called Equality Cart, and Equality Cart was like a modified baby stroller, like a really heavy duty baby …

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The Impact of Meeting Harvey Milk: From Marching in A Protest to Making History in the Workforce.

Ron-Huberman

I’m Ron Huberman and I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. I first met Harvey Milk when I walked into his camera store on Castro. In the summer of 1975, I was teaching school at that time and I had the summers off, and I decided I would go cross-country. Joining me was …

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“I’m a Man and I’m Going to Start Transitioning Now.” Transgender Man Comes Out To Girlfriend.

Mitch-Kellaway

I’m Mitch Kellaway and I’m from Waltham, Massachusetts. I came out for the first time when I was 16 years old. I came out as a lesbian. I was at a high school in Newton, Massachusetts, probably one of the most liberal areas you can probably imagine. I came upon …

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