“It’s Just Normal. My Two Kids and My Dog and My Husband.”

Tony UK

This story was found with the help of Diversity Role Models which actively seeks to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying in UK schools. My name is Tony and I’m from North London. Growing up in a Caribbean family was quite challenging. The messages you got were that, it wasn’t okay …

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Discovering the Gender and Racial Divide in the LGBTQ Community

Femi-Redwood

I’m Femi Redwood. I’m from Milton, Delaware, which is about 15 minutes outside of Rehoboth Beach. Teeny tiny little place in Delaware, with about 13 black people, so 6 of them were my family. So after I came out, my first girlfriend was black. Two or three girlfriends later, I …

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“It Felt Amazing” After Sikh Man Took Off Turban, Cut Hair, Came Out of Closet

Mandeep-Jangi

My name is Mandeep Jangi and I’m from Middlesex, New Jersey. When I think about my journey in life, my story, and kind of where I came from, it actually doesn’t start as a gay man. I often times tell folks that it starts with a more visible aspect of …

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