Boss To New Employee: “It’s Been Brought To My Attention That You’re A Lesbian.”

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My name is Ingrid Galvez-Thorp and I’m originally from New Rochelle, New York. Leading up to the ‘96 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, I found out at my job that there was opportunities to transfer. They were looking to build out diversity and so they were actively recruiting people that were …

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

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My name is Janet Hart and I’m from San Francisco. I grew up within the gay community. My mom I came out when I was about 5 years old. My sister was probably about a year old. And that’s about the time obviously my parents divorced. There was a time …

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Rosa’s Journey From “All Gays Should Go To Hell” to Loving Her Lesbian Daughters.

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I’m Rosa Manriquez and I’m from Los Angeles. When people ask me what I am, if I’m LGBTQA, what am I, I tell people I’m neither. I don’t identify by my sexuality, I’m a mother and a grandmother. I was raised Catholic, I’m still very much Catholic, and I went …

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