Results for "Bronx"

“I Didn’t Have a Good Outcome With My Family.” Nonbinary Person Overcomes Challenges To Live Authentically.

by Ley

“I Didn’t Have a Good Outcome With My Family.” Nonbinary Person Overcomes Challenges To Live Authentically.

My name is Ley and I’m from the Dominican Republic.  I was 15, 14 when I told my mother for the first time that I was bisexual, because that’s the language that I hav...

From “Jose” To “Joe” And Back Again: Gay Man Creates Alternate Identity To Overcome Trauma.

by Jose Ramon

From “Jose” To “Joe” And Back Again: Gay Man Creates Alternate Identity To Overcome Trauma.

Hi. My name is Jose Ramon. I’m from the Bronx, New York. I was 13. I lived on Riverside Drive on 160th and Riverside. Beautiful neighborhood. My mother and father were both born...

Gay Pop Star On Coming Out: “I Couldn’t Have Become A Real Artist Until I Learned To Accept Myself.”

by Ari Gold

Gay Pop Star On Coming Out: “I Couldn’t Have Become A Real Artist Until I Learned To Accept Myself.”

My name is Ari Gold and I am from the Bronx. When I was a child, I was obsessed with Annie. I had an Annie doll. I must’ve somehow convinced my parents to get me an Annie doll. ...

How Ritchie Torres, Openly Gay Council Member From The Bronx, Came To Live a Life of “Radical Authenticity.”

by Ritchie Torres

How Ritchie Torres, Openly Gay Council Member From The Bronx, Came To Live a Life of “Radical Authenticity.”

I’m Ritchie Torres. I’m from Bronx, New York. I remember the first time when I went to the Village and saw two men hold hands together, I was shocked because you would never i...

“I Love Carson Kressley!” How LGBTQ Visibility Helped Bridge A Family’s Divide.

by Atu Darko

“I Love Carson Kressley!” How LGBTQ Visibility Helped Bridge A Family’s Divide.

My name is Atu Darko and I’m from the Bronx, New York. I grew up in an immigrant family, in an immigrant community. So my parents are immigrants from Ghana, a small country in W...

Trans Man’s Supportive Workplace “Was Just Life-Changing For Me.”

by Danny Terrero

Trans Man’s Supportive Workplace “Was Just Life-Changing For Me.”

My name is Danny Terrero and I’m from Bronx, New York. In 2012, I decided to begin my physical transition from female to male. I was very scared. I was in a very conservative sc...

The Path of Acceptance vs. The Path of Rejection.

by Eric Thomas

The Path of Acceptance vs. The Path of Rejection.

My name is Eric Thomas and I’m from the Bronx NY. I had a high school friend who was one of my best friends, his name was Felix. We came out to each other in high school so we w...

We’re From New York, NY – Video Story.

by Shawnta Smith and Jasmine Cruz

We’re From New York, NY – Video Story.

I’m Shawnta Smith, I’m from Brooklyn, New York. I’m Jas Cruise, I’m from Bronx, New York. (Shawnta) So, we live together. We’ve been together for ten years. On and off l...