I'm From Driftwood

The stories on I’m From Driftwood send a simple but powerful message to LGBTQIA+ people everywhere: You are not alone. I’m From Driftwood combats isolation and creates empathy to build a more understanding and accepting world. These are our stories, told in our own voices.

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A Letter From Founder & Executive Director Nathan Manske
A Letter From Founder & Executive Director Nathan Manske

The stories on I’m From Driftwood send a message that you’re not alone, no matter who you are or what you’re going through. But it also provides an opportunity for the LGBTQIA+ comI was inspired to create I’m From Driftwood after seeing a photograph of Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States, riding on the hood of a When speaking with a youth group in the luxurious, well-funded, modern LGBTQIA+ Center in Los Angeles, I almost didn’t ask the question because I thought the resources we were suAbout a month later, we had made our way to Columbia, South Carolina. We met with a LGBTQIA+ group called YEAH (Youth Empowerment Against HIV). Their meeting space was in a friendWe gave presentations in thrift stores in Alamogordo, NM, ad agencies in Portland, OR, and mobile homes in Montana, and one thing was abundantly clear everywhere we went: People wa...

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