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

Thomas_Waugh_Headshot

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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“I Would Say I’m A Cradle-to-Grave Gay Activist.”

Mark Segal

“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. Mark Segal’s …

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Gay Man Staying Married To Woman “Wasn’t Fair To Me And It Wasn’t Fair To Her.”

Ken Henderson

My name is Ken Henderson and I’m from Globe, Arizona. I dated girls in high school, I noticed boys a lot but being gay wasn’t something that really seemed an option to me at that point. So I grew up thinking, “Do what you’re supposed to do.” And in college …

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Challenging “The Clones” of Fire Island and Celebrating The Freaks at The Pyramid Club.

Victor Mendolia

I’m Victor Mendolia and I’m from Selden, New York, which is on Long Island. When I was 16, I started going out to Fire Island, to Cherry Grove. I had recently left this born-again Christian church that I was involved with for a brief time. And I came out and …

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The Impact of Meeting Harvey Milk: From Marching in A Protest to Making History in the Workforce.

Ron-Huberman

I’m Ron Huberman and I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. I first met Harvey Milk when I walked into his camera store on Castro. In the summer of 1975, I was teaching school at that time and I had the summers off, and I decided I would go cross-country. Joining me was …

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