Results for "1960's"

Gay And Coming Of Age In 1970s New York City.

by Michael Dain

Gay And Coming Of Age In 1970s New York City.

1960s: A Trip To The Met Was “The First Time I Remember Any Attraction For Men.” I first became aware of being attracted to men when growing up in the mid-sixties, when I was...

Falling In Love, Breaking Up, And Reuniting: “Every Day Was The Best, Best, Best, Best Day Ever.”

by Sheila Bligen

Falling In Love, Breaking Up, And Reuniting: “Every Day Was The Best, Best, Best, Best Day Ever.”

1950s: Experience During Naptime: “It Was An Inkling Of A Difference.” So being a native New Yorker, I started my early childhood education on the Lower East Side. I was four...

Gay Veteran Reflects On Life In And Out Of The Navy.

by Jim Darby

Gay Veteran Reflects On Life In And Out Of The Navy.

1950s: Sailor Spends A Night In Jail After Gay Bar Is Raided. In 1952, I received what we call the SSS, Selected Service System envelope. Every young man who got one of thos...

Bisexual Man Reflects On Truth And Love.

by David R. Matteson

Bisexual Man Reflects On Truth And Love.

“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 count1950: “That Was The First Time I’d Had Sex With Another Guy.” When I was 12, which would have been about 1950, I made my trip to my grandparents’ farm. Each of my brother...

From Kentucky Farm To Chicago Charm: One Trans Woman’s Whirlwind Journey.

by Gloria Allen

From Kentucky Farm To Chicago Charm: One Trans Woman’s Whirlwind Journey.

“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 countGrowing Up On A Farm In Kentucky: “I Didn’t Know Anything About Being Different.” I was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We lived on a farm and we all lived together. It was...

“I’ve Been Helped By So Many People On My Journey To Womanhood.”

by Stefanie Clark

“I’ve Been Helped By So Many People On My Journey To Womanhood.”

“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 countDressing Up In Mother’s Clothes As A Child: “I Knew I Could Be The Woman That I Wanted To Be.” I was born in 1943. I was the younger son in a Catholic family – I had an ol...

“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

by Michael Anastasio

“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

“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 count...

One Week As A Gay Activist in 1971: Rejection, Assault, and Gunshots.

by Richard Wandel

One Week As A Gay Activist in 1971: Rejection, Assault, and Gunshots.

“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 count“1960s: In Retrospect, I Think Of Him As My First Love.” I had this friend in in high school. He was clearly my best friend. We didn’t use words like that necessarily, but h...

Pre-AIDS Greenwich Village: A Time Of “Free Love, Open Sex And Tolerance.”

by Richard Eric Weigle

Pre-AIDS Greenwich Village: A Time Of “Free Love, Open Sex And Tolerance.”

“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 count1967: “From That Moment On, I Never Had One Moment Of Guilt About Being Gay.” The year was 1967. The war in Vietnam was raging. I just graduated from college and I was lucky ...

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