One Week As A Gay Activist in 1971: Rejection, Assault, and Gunshots.

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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. Richard Wandel’s stories were found …

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Pre-AIDS Greenwich Village: A Time Of “Free Love, Open Sex And Tolerance.”

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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. Richard Eric Weigle’s 7 Video Stories …

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Trans Man’s Supportive Workplace “Was Just Life-Changing For Me.”

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My name is Danny Terrero and I’m from Bronx, New York. In 2012, I decided to begin my physical transition from female to male. I was very scared. I was in a very conservative school and that was already very difficult. So, to take this next step, I was asked, …

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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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Being Nonbinary and Gender Fluid: “You Don’t Have To Own Up To One Label Or Be One Thing.”

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TRANSCRIPT: My name is Ada Guzman, and I’m from New York City. When I was in 7th grade, I had this Latin teacher. She had been my Latin teacher a year before, and she was also my advisor this year. I was going to her office for help with Latin, …

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Doctor To Mother Of Gay Son: “It Doesn’t Matter And You Can’t Do Anything About It.”

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I’m Johnny Taranto, I’m from Farmingdale, New York. When I was about 5 years old, I remember sneaking downstairs to the basement every morning to watch our VHS copy of The Wizard of Oz. Every single morning, without fail. And I was obsessed with Judy Garland and I was obsessed …

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