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After A Fire & Brimstone Warning, Queer Man Finds Solace In Lauryn Hill and An Ice Cream Shop. “We All Need Angels. Keep a Lookout for Yours.”

by Dusty Childers

After A Fire & Brimstone Warning, Queer Man Finds Solace In Lauryn Hill and An Ice Cream Shop. “We All Need Angels. Keep a Lookout for Yours.”

I’m Dusty Childers and I’m from Gaffney, South Carolina. I went to a church called Blue Branch Baptist Church. And there were a lot of women there, most of them I was related ...

God Compels Gay Christian to Accept Himself. “You’re Trying to Be Something You’re Not.”

by Rob Mundras

God Compels Gay Christian to Accept Himself. “You’re Trying to Be Something You’re Not.”

I’m Rob Mundras and I am from East Windsor, New Jersey. When I was in my early twenties, I was an employee at a fast food restaurant, which was called Gino’s. And me and this ...

Story Update: Crystal Cheatham on Faith and the LGBTQ+ Community. “I Found a Space for Myself Here.”

by Crystal Cheatham

Story Update: Crystal Cheatham on Faith and the LGBTQ+ Community. “I Found a Space for Myself Here.”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s I’m From Driftwood Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Crystal Cheatham, whose story we filmed over five years ago. Before w...

Gay Man Reconciles His Spirituality With His Sexuality. “My Religious Life Is As Much A Part Of My Identity As My Queer Life.”

by Nick Donias

Gay Man Reconciles His Spirituality With His Sexuality. “My Religious Life Is As Much A Part Of My Identity As My Queer Life.”

Hi, my name is Nick Donias. I’m from Fort Worth, Texas. Growing up in Texas, I was the youngest of four children and we grew up in what people call the bad part of town. And I f...

Gay Man Quits Cult After Trying Reparative Therapy: “There’s More Out There. There’s A Whole World.”

by Matthew Olshefski

Gay Man Quits Cult After Trying Reparative Therapy: “There’s More Out There. There’s A Whole World.”

I’m Matthew Olshefski and I am from Santa Fe, New Mexico. I was the oldest of 3 siblings. I have a younger brother and sister and we grew up in a very happy, normal, childhood, ...

“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, ...

“In That Moment, I Realized That She Got It.” A Mother Learns To Empathize With Gay Son.

by Bryan Blaise

“In That Moment, I Realized That She Got It.” A Mother Learns To Empathize With Gay Son.

I’m Bryan Blaise from Leesburg, Florida. Back when I was 22, I went home for the holidays. At that time I had started dating someone here in Chicago and decided I was going to t...

Trans Woman Shuts Down Minister With Research, Notes, And A Highlighter.

by Gina Grahame

Trans Woman Shuts Down Minister With Research, Notes, And A Highlighter.

TRANSCRIPT: Hi, I’m Gina Grahame, I’m from Detroit, Michigan. I came out as transsexual in 1992. I was 29 at the time. I always tell people that transitioning was my last reso...

After Hiring Musician, Church Removes His Piano From Pulpit Because He’s Gay

by David Raleigh

After Hiring Musician, Church Removes His Piano From Pulpit Because He’s Gay

Hi, my name is David Raleigh and I’m from Seattle, Washington, where I grew up in a very unique situation. My mom was a very religious woman, and she, when I was 4 years old, sh...

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