From Chaos To Community: Women-Only Campground Helps Lesbian Turn Her Life Around.

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My name is Judith Fitzgerald and I’m from Timberville, Virginia. I remember times that I wished my father wouldn’t come home because of the chaos that I grew up in. There was alcohol, drugs, domestic abuse and domestic violence in my household. Going through life, that made things pretty difficult, …

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After Online Harassment, Gay Student Finds Community He Didn’t Know Existed.

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I’m Eric Schroekenthaler and I’m from Plover, Wisconsin. The summer before my senior year of high school, I had come out and early in my senior year of high school, an acquaintance of mine who I ate lunch with every day the previous year had posted a really vulgar comment …

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Gay Man’s Journey To Acceptance: “I’m Muslim. I’m Gay. And I’m Totally Okay With That.”

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My name is Tolga and I’m from Malatya, Turkey. It’s a small, conservative town and we are all raised conservative as well. I remember every time I was going to school, some of my friends, they were talking about the girls that they saw in their dreams and all that …

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Pre-AIDS Greenwich Village: A Time Of “Free Love, Open Sex And Tolerance.”

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“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 country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ older adults. Learn more about the program here. Richard Eric Weigle’s 7 Video Stories …

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Gay Man Leaves Town That Has Active KKK And “Just Straight White People” To Find Community In Nearby City.

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My name is Levi Wade. I am from Harrison, Arkansas. So the town I’m from, Harrison, Arkansas, there’s an active KKK outside of the town. And I remember specifically when I was younger one time, my father, who’s kind of darker complected, he’s half-Filipino, we were in the parking lot …

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“[If You’re Bisexual] Why Don’t You Choose To Be With A Woman And Be Like You’re Normal?”

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I’m Mike Szymanski and I’m from Hollywood, California. I always knew that I was interested in boys and girls, it always was the case. And I didn’t really know what bisexuality meant or used the word because I came out as gay first and I told my parents and it …

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Brit Beats Back Years of Depression by Finding Gay Friends and Community

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My name is Tom Wicker and I’m from Lewes in East Sussex in the United Kingdom. My first memory of anything gay related was actually a TV ad when I was probably about 4 or 5. And it was of a stormy volcanic landscape with lightning in the background and …

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