“A Matter of Life and Death.” Being Black and Gay in the 1960s.

Donald Bell

“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. Donald Bell’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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Transgender Woman Thought She Was “A UFO Child Left Here By Mistake.”

Cecilia Gentili

“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. All 6 …

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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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