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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...

Finding Love While Living Through The AIDS Epidemic.

by Ted Chapin

Finding Love While Living Through The AIDS Epidemic.

Coming Out To Parents in the 1970s Wasn’t Easy But “Time Heals All.” Every every gay man knows at some point in their childhood, certainly by puberty, that – what their a...

Gay Man’s Journey From Bathhouse Towel Boy To AIDS Activist.

by Jay Blotcher

Gay Man’s Journey From Bathhouse Towel Boy To AIDS Activist.

1970: Gay 10-Year-Old Boy Finds Creative Way To Convince Mom To Buy Teen Magazines Well, I grew up in a small town called Randolph, Massachusetts, which is about 15 miles south o...

“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...

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 ...

Love, Humor and Betty Boop: How One Man’s Struggle With AIDS Inspired An Ally.

by Janet Hart

Love, Humor and Betty Boop: How One Man’s Struggle With AIDS Inspired An Ally.

My name is Janet Hart and I’m from San Francisco. I grew up within the gay community. My mom came out when I was about 5 years old. My sister was probably about a year old. And ...

“He Helped Me Feel It Was Okay To Be Gay And Lutheran.”

by Rick Stuckey

“He Helped Me Feel It Was Okay To Be Gay And Lutheran.”

I’m Rick Stuckey from Chicago, Illinois. I’m Lutheran. I grew up Lutheran. I went to a Lutheran high school. And I always felt a little different. It was summer, it was June, ...

Man Finds New Purpose In Life and Work After Friend’s HIV Diagnosis

by D'Ontace Keyes

Man Finds New Purpose In Life and Work After Friend’s HIV Diagnosis

My name is D’Ontace Keyes. I am from Chicago, Illinois. In 2009, within Philadelphia, I was studying at the University of the Arts. It was my sophomore year and it was a really ...

“Transitioning Has Been A Journey And I Wouldn’t Trade It For The World.”

by Pearl Bennett

“Transitioning Has Been A Journey And I Wouldn’t Trade It For The World.”

“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 countTRANSCRIPTS: “IN THE LONG RUN, I’M GOING TO BE HAPPY I TOLD HER THIS.” My name is Pearl, I’m a transgender woman. I didn’t transition until I was 50 years of age. Back i...

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