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After a Nearly Fatal Bout with Depression, Gay Man Learns to “Smile for Yourself” And Live Authentically.

by David

After a Nearly Fatal Bout with Depression, Gay Man Learns to “Smile for Yourself” And Live Authentically.

I’m David. I’m from Toronto, Ontario in Canada. Back when I was in high school, I was watching this YouTube video of this YouTuber. He was gay at the time. When I saw his vide...

“Smart Geek Girls” and Gay Comic Book Fanfic Lead Queer Author To Write Authentically

by J. Marshall Freeman

“Smart Geek Girls” and Gay Comic Book Fanfic Lead Queer Author To Write Authentically

My name is J. Marshall Freeman and I’m from Toronto, Canada. When I was 13 years old, I was a pretty normal kid reading my X-Men comics and living a pretty happy life. I come fr...

“It Ain’t Over Till The Bisexual Speaks.” Activist Fights For Bi Inclusion Throughout The Decades.

by Lani Ka'ahumanu

“It Ain’t Over Till The Bisexual Speaks.” Activist Fights For Bi Inclusion Throughout The Decades.

From Living As A Straight Housewife to Becoming A Lesbian Activist. “It Was An Amazing Awakening.” I was conceived in Hawaii. This is how the story goes – conceived in Hawa...

Gay Man Comes Out To Friends, Then Family, Then 250 Co-Workers At The Same Time.

by Luis Carlo Parga

Gay Man Comes Out To Friends, Then Family, Then 250 Co-Workers At The Same Time.

Hi. I’m Luis Carlo Parga and I’m from Montreéal, Québec. My grandmother and grandfather moved in from Italy, as did most of my friends, but I was half-Mexican as well. I rem...

Queer Professor Reflects On The Importance Of Strong Student-Teacher Bonds.

by Thomas Waugh

Queer Professor Reflects On The Importance Of Strong Student-Teacher Bonds.

I’m Tom Waugh and I’m from Guelph, Ontario. I’ve been teaching at Concordia University for many decades. It was really only in the 80s I started teaching curriculum related ...

Inspired By Ex, Gay Journalist Finds Courage To Call Out Producers For Ignoring Gay Issues.

by Alan Conter

Inspired By Ex, Gay Journalist Finds Courage To Call Out Producers For Ignoring Gay Issues.

I’m Alan Conter and I’m from Montreal. In 1972, when I was 17, I was a student at McGill University and unsure of my sexuality. One day, I went to an audition for a play calle...

Church Organist Walks Out During Homophobic Sermon.

by Jason Biel

Church Organist Walks Out During Homophobic Sermon.

My name is Jason Biel and I’m from Lacombe, Alberta. I’m musician. I did my undergrad at a small Adventist university in Lacombe. It’s about as conservative as you can get. ...

Lesbian Tomboy: “As Best As You Can, Be Authentic.”

by Cindy Mancuso

Lesbian Tomboy: “As Best As You Can, Be Authentic.”

I’m Cindy Mancuso and I’m from a Montréal, Québec. So when I was 12 years old, I was volunteering with a group of people where we were delivering the Yellow Pages to homes i...

Canada Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Paul Lalonde

“You’re Still Fighting This? Dude, Get Over It.” Activist Finds Himself In Same Room As Homophobic TV Host.

My name is Paul Lalonde and I’m from Cornwall, Ontario, in Canada. About a decade ago when I was about 22 or 23, the same-sex marriage campaign in Canada was ramping up quite a ...

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