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.

Latest Indigenous / Aboriginal / Native Stories

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“It Ain’t Over Till The Bisexual Speaks.” Activist Fights For Bi Inclusion Throughout The Decades.

by Lani Ka'ahumanu

“It Ain’t Over Till The Bisexual Speaks.” Activist Fights For Bi Inclusion Throughout The Decades.

From Living As A Straight Housewife to Becoming A Lesbian Activist. “It Was An Amazing Awakening.” I was conceived in Hawaii. This is how the story goes – conceived in Hawai...

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I’m From Hawaii – Video Story

by Novalei Gonzalez

I’m From Hawaii – Video Story

After having suicidal thoughts from being bullied and taunted in school, NovaLei went home to his grandfather, who offered advice that NovaLei still remembers today. “If you neve...

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Satellite overhead image of Alaska from Google Earth 2022

by Tirrell Thomas

I’m From Kotzebue, AK.

The rocks flew alongside forced laughter. “You can’t hit me.” It was a declaration and prayer. What began as a daily “game” during recess sometimes got scary. I would sta...

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