First Graders Rush To The Defense of Mom’s Trans Daughter: “These Kids Are Incredible. We’re Gonna Be Okay.”

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I am Marcella Andrews and I am from Madison, Wisconsin. I grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and went to high school there. I have a distinct memory in high school of being in the hallway near my locker. Someone walked by and said, you know, “Hey, you’re a lesbian.” …

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“I Was Actually Being Honest With Myself For The First Time.” Gay Man Comes Out To Wife And Kids.

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My name is Markus Boos and I am from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. I had been married to a woman for 10 years and we had twin boys and a dog. When we first came to Seattle, during that time, I was searching for a community. I went to the gym. …

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“Are The Cats Gay, Too?” Queer Woman Comes Out To Mother With A Little Help From Her Feline Friends.

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My name is Sho Barksdale. I am from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Animals have always been a big part of my family’s life. Growing up, I’ve had cats, dogs, hamsters, rats, snapping turtles. It’s always been a big passion for us. My mom has always been a big advocate of animals and …

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Coming Out as an Undocumented Immigrant and Coming Out as a Queer Man.

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My name is Carlos, Padilla, and I’m from Seattle, Washington. I was originally born in Guadalajara, Jadisco, Mexico, and I immigrated into the United States at the age of 2. For me, living a life of being an undocuqueer, someone that is undocumented and queer, has been a very interesting …

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