“Mom…I’m Gay, Own a Porn Company, and Am In A Polyamorous Relationship.”

Benjamine-Heath

I’m Benjamin and I’m from Phoenix, Arizona. I grew up with my mom who’s Filipino and also religious. A lot of Filipino families are very traditional and I remember growing up with a lot of Catholic iconography and religion was always a very big part of my upbringing. So growing …

Continue reading

“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 …

Continue reading

“We Didn’t Do It For Other People. We Did It For Ourselves.” Polyamorous Relationship Lasts 46 Years.

Bob-Lanning

My name is Bob Lanning and I’m from Altoona, Washington. Don and I met in San Francisco, October 1966. And we met at the Missouri Mule, and I heard him order a drink at the bar and he told them he wanted a Manhattan. And I said to my friend, …

Continue reading

In This Family Of Seattle Seahawks Fanatics, Coming Out Can Wait For A Commercial.

Robbie-Macaraeg

I’m Robbie Macaraeg from Bremerton, Washington. Being from Washington, the Seattle area, we have a lot of pride in our town. I even have a Seattle tattoo. I come from a family of avid Seahawks fans. We’re very prideful, we’re very close too. And I think that’s a really good …

Continue reading

“I Am Who I Am, You Should Get Over It.” A Trans* Youth’s Path to Self-Acceptance.

Alex-Williams

I’m Alex Williams. I’m from Philadelphia. Growing up, I was raised very, very, like, Christian, just strict, like, down-your-throat kind of Christian religion. Before you can even walk or talk, the number one thing I think that was like, preached to you was like, “Okay, homosexuality is wrong. This is …

Continue reading