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From Hyper-Feminine to Gender Nonconforming: Bisexual Woman Leaves Toxic Fiancé & Embraces Identity.

by MJ Hébert

From Hyper-Feminine to Gender Nonconforming: Bisexual Woman Leaves Toxic Fiancé & Embraces Identity.

My name is MJ Hébert. I’m from Lafayette, Louisiana. It’s 2016 and I’ve just met someone that I have overwhelming feelings for. And I fall into a whirlwind romance with the...

“Maybe I Am A Tatted-Up, Crazy Witch Lesbian Slut And Maybe I Just Need To Go Be That Person.”

by Autumn

“Maybe I Am A Tatted-Up, Crazy Witch Lesbian Slut And Maybe I Just Need To Go Be That Person.”

My name is Autumn and I’m from Brooklyn, New York. I grew up in a small cabin, Swiss Family Robinson-style treehouse type situation that my dad built in the middle of a state fo...

Overcoming Sexual Abuse: “Music Is Responsible For Saving My Life.”

by Joey Suarez

Overcoming Sexual Abuse: “Music Is Responsible For Saving My Life.”

I’m Joey Suarez and I’m from San Antonio, Texas. In Miami, Florida, when I was 8 years old, I was in 1st grade. And I was in Ms. Baker’s class. And we just had the DARE prog...

“Sexual Abuse is Something We Go Through and Not Something That We Are.”

by Stephen Land

“Sexual Abuse is Something We Go Through and Not Something That We Are.”

My name is Stephen Land and I’m originally from Phoenix, Arizona. I grew up in a very conservative Christian family. We went to church every Sunday. We went to church every Wedn...

After Struggling With Homelessness, Angela Makes a Better Life For Herself.

by Angela Louis

After Struggling With Homelessness, Angela Makes a Better Life For Herself.

My name is Angela Louis, I’m from Brooklyn, NY. Ever since I was born I knew something was different. I knew I was born in the wrong body. Wanting to have a boyfriend and wantin...

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by Zachary/Rose Pantoja

I’m From Midland, MI.

Ever since I could think about myself, I never felt truly “right.” So, around four years of age, I started trying on girls’ clothes from my friends, and, when I did, I just ...

I’m From Casper, WY – Video Story.

by Will Welch

I’m From Casper, WY – Video Story.

Today’s Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can follow us on our adventure. If you haven’t submitted a story yet to IFD, or ifI am from Riverton and Casper, Wyoming. I am 32 years old. I’m gay. By the time I was 16 years old I was just over it. I was done with it. That was the beginning of a period of ...

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by Felix Montano

I’m From Los Angeles, California.

My name is Felix Montano and I am a gay 48-year-old first generation son of Cuban-American immigrant parents. My brother-in-law, married to my older sister, is Muslim. My mother a...

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by Daniel Mitchell

I’m From Baltimore, MD.

I was born in Baltimore, Maryland in November of 1967. When my mother and father divorced a couple of years later, my mom and I moved in with my grandmother. She was the love of m...