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Story Update: Andy Miller Talks About Fatherhood, Adoption and Parenting in a Quarantine.

by Andy Miller

Story Update: Andy Miller Talks About Fatherhood, Adoption and Parenting in a Quarantine.

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Andy Miller, who shared his story with us about five years ago. But before we chat with An...

Lesbian Activist Recounts Her Decades-Long Fight For Equality In Philadelphia And Beyond.

by Leona Thomas

Lesbian Activist Recounts Her Decades-Long Fight For Equality In Philadelphia And Beyond.

1980s: Being Openly Gay In College “Wasn’t Without Some Level Of Risk Every Day.” When I was growing up in high school, I had no idea that I was LGBTQ or potentially LGBTQ. ...

Gay Man’s Life Changes After Adoption Of Son. “He’s The Most Important Thing In My Life Right Now.”

by Tariem Burroughs

Gay Man’s Life Changes After Adoption Of Son. “He’s The Most Important Thing In My Life Right Now.”

Hi. My name’s Tariem Burroughs and I am from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. My partner and I, we always knew we wanted to have kids, even when we first met. Luckily a person that I...

After Tough Adoption Process, Gay Couple Finally Expands Their Family. “My Son Is My Life And He Is The Perfect Addition To Our Family.”

by Fred

After Tough Adoption Process, Gay Couple Finally Expands Their Family. “My Son Is My Life And He Is The Perfect Addition To Our Family.”

My name is Fred. I’m from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I can always remember when I first came out, having a conversation with my mom about, you know, just how she felt about eve...

Gay Man Reflects On Foster-To-Adopt Journey: “They Are Our Kids And They Were Purposely Chosen.”

by Gregory Yorgey-Girdy

Gay Man Reflects On Foster-To-Adopt Journey: “They Are Our Kids And They Were Purposely Chosen.”

I’m Gregory Yorgey-Girdy. I’m from Victoria, Texas. I moved to Philadelphia to attend law school. Once I got here, I met my husband Paul. When I met Paul, one of the things th...

“It’s Just Normal. My Two Kids and My Dog and My Husband.”

by Tony

“It’s Just Normal. My Two Kids and My Dog and My Husband.”

This story was found with the help of Diversity Role Models which actively seeks to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying in UK schools. My name is Tony and I’m from Nor...

Gay Twins Come Out To Each Other, Then To Mom.

by Ron Malott

Gay Twins Come Out To Each Other, Then To Mom.

My name is Ron Malott and I’m from Kyle, Texas. So being from a big family and there being so many of us, I guess because my twin brother and I were sort of special and in the m...

Romanian Orphan Uninvited To Christmas By Adoptive Parents After Coming Out As Gay.

by Florin Helf

Romanian Orphan Uninvited To Christmas By Adoptive Parents After Coming Out As Gay.

I’m Florin Helf and I’m from Bucharest, Romania. I was born in a Romanian hospital, my mother gave birth to me, falsified her identification, and fled the hospital. She left m...

“I Really Wish You Were My Real Father.” A Dream-Come-True Adoption Story.

by Larry Bennett

“I Really Wish You Were My Real Father.” A Dream-Come-True Adoption Story.

My name is Larry Bennett and I’m from Washington, DC. I think the reason I got involved with the Big Brothers was in spite of the AIDS crisis was my love of children and my desi...

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