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“If My Personality Is Multifaceted, Why Can’t My Experiences Be?” Queer South Asian Embraces How He Doesn’t Fit Perfectly Anywhere.

by Darshan Shah

“If My Personality Is Multifaceted, Why Can’t My Experiences Be?” Queer South Asian Embraces How He Doesn’t Fit Perfectly Anywhere.

Hi, I’m Darshan Shah. I’m from Lake Mary, Florida. It was my sophomore year at the University of Florida. New to coming out, just kind of came out to my closest group of frien...

Gay Man Confronts Mother Over Microaggression. “Why Did You Introduce Him to Everybody Just as My Friend?”

by John Bronston

Gay Man Confronts Mother Over Microaggression. “Why Did You Introduce Him to Everybody Just as My Friend?”

I’m John Bronston. I’m from Richmond, Indiana. And it was the Thanksgiving after my sister passed away, I had just turned 30 years old and I was bringing home a boyfriend for ...

“He Lives with a Man. He’s Gay. You Get It?” Gay Man Describes Mother’s Journey to Acceptance.

by Jack Drescher

“He Lives with a Man. He’s Gay. You Get It?” Gay Man Describes Mother’s Journey to Acceptance.

I’m Jack Drescher. I’m from Brooklyn, New York. I originally came out to myself at the age of 21 in 1972. And as part of my coming out process, I gradually started telling peo...

Gay Man Learns to Accept Himself After Reaching Low Point. “No Matter What Happens Now, I’m Comfortable With Who I Am.”

by John

Gay Man Learns to Accept Himself After Reaching Low Point. “No Matter What Happens Now, I’m Comfortable With Who I Am.”

My name is John. I’m from Salt Lake City, Utah. One of the first times I encountered anything to do with LGBT+ issues was when I was 10. I was watching the news with my mother, ...

After Escaping Certain Death in the Middle East, Gay Man Faces New Challenges In America.
After Escaping Certain Death in the Middle East, Gay Man Faces New Challenges In America.

It was 2003. It was a hot summer day. I was coming out of my work where I worked with an American company, crossing the bridge, trying to take a cab to go back home after a long d...

Coming Out During Covid: “I’m Very Grateful for Being Able to Be Authentic with my Dad.”

by Wayne Glass

Coming Out During Covid: “I’m Very Grateful for Being Able to Be Authentic with my Dad.”

My name is Wayne Glass. He, him, his pronouns. And I am from St. Paul, Minnesota. I grew up in Montgomery, Alabama as well as Spokane Washington. The reason why I lived in so many...

Using Art to Change Minds: “I Realized How Much Power a Drag Queen Can Have.”

by Christopher Barbosa

Using Art to Change Minds: “I Realized How Much Power a Drag Queen Can Have.”

Hello. My name is Christopher Barbosa. I am Mission, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley. I was about four or five years old. I was in daycare. My mom was a business woman at the time....

Story Update: Charlie Poulson “I Look at Being Trans as a Superpower.”

by Charlie Poulson

Story Update: Charlie Poulson “I Look at Being Trans as a Superpower.”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be talking with Charlie Poulson. But first, let’s take a look his story. Charlie: My name is Charlie Pou...

Story Update: Carl Reddish On Getting Married And His Relationship With His Parents. “I Never Thought It Was Going To Happen This Way 10 Years Ago.”

by Carl Reddish

Story Update: Carl Reddish On Getting Married And His Relationship With His Parents. “I Never Thought It Was Going To Happen This Way 10 Years Ago.”

Nathan: Hello. We’re back with another story update. This week, we’re going to be speaking with Carl Reddish. Who’s originally from Jonesboro, Georgia, but before we speak ...

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