Gay Man’s Journey To Acceptance: “I’m Muslim. I’m Gay. And I’m Totally Okay With That.”

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My name is Tolga and I’m from Malatya, Turkey. It’s a small, conservative town and we are all raised conservative as well. I remember every time I was going to school, some of my friends, they were talking about the girls that they saw in their dreams and all that …

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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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Inspired By Ex, Gay Journalist Finds Courage To Call Out Producers For Ignoring Gay Issues.

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I’m Alan Conter and I’m from Montreal. In 1972, when I was 17, I was a student at McGill University and unsure of my sexuality. One day, I went to an audition for a play called “The House of Pooh Corner.” The play was being directed by Michael Wasserman, who …

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Researcher Tracks Down 1930s Erotic Film Director. “It Was Like A Spark Across The Decades.”

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My name is Tom Waugh. I’m from southern Ontario, but I’ve lived here in Montreal for the last 41 years. During that time, I’ve taught film studies and sexuality and queer studies at Concordia University. I got tenure a few years after I started. Until that time, my research had …

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Intersex Woman Leaves Zimbabwe, Seeks Asylum In America. “I’m A Human Being. That’s The First Thing.”

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Tatenda is currently waiting for her work authorization, without which she cannot legally work in the United States. If you would like to contribute to her GoFundMe page, which she set up to support herself until her work authorization is approved, please visit the page here. TRANSCRIPT: My name is …

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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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