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Queer Woman Honors Friend’s Life By Coming Out And Living Fearlessly.

by Jina

Queer Woman Honors Friend’s Life By Coming Out And Living Fearlessly.

My name is Jina and I’m from Marietta, Georgia. When I was growing up in Marietta, which is this majority white conservative suburb of Atlanta, I was very much an outsider. I al...

Story Update: Michael Anastasio on Grief, the Holidays, and the Healing Power of Laughter.

by Michael Anastasio

Story Update: Michael Anastasio on Grief, the Holidays, and the Healing Power of Laughter.

Nathan: Hello, welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Michael Anastasio who shared his story with us about four years ago. Before we spea...

Rizzo To The Rescue: Dog Offers Relief While Gay Man Grieves Loss Of Partner.

by Ladislao Loera

Rizzo To The Rescue: Dog Offers Relief While Gay Man Grieves Loss Of Partner.

My name is Ladislao Loera and I’m from Houston, Texas. I had been with my partner for about eighteen years. The last four years, he was fighting a terminal and rare cancer. He h...

“We Both Loved Each Other. We Were The Center Of Each Other’s Existence.”

by John Hilton

“We Both Loved Each Other. We Were The Center Of Each Other’s Existence.”

“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 countEarly 1940s: “I Knew Way Back Then That I Was Gay.” When I was 7 or 8 years old, I noticed in the schoolyard, Public School 187, this beautiful young boy, golden boy. And I we...

“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

by Michael Anastasio

“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

“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 count...

“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, ...

“Part Of Life Is Death.” Wife’s Tragic Death Reveals Importance of End-Of-Life Planning.

by Shirley Riga

“Part Of Life Is Death.” Wife’s Tragic Death Reveals Importance of End-Of-Life Planning.

My name’s Shirley Riga from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. I was married for about 13 years and I got divorced. I had two girls. And unbeknownst to me, I’ve found myself bein...

Learning of Late Mother’s Acceptance “Felt Like God Had Lifted Everything Off My Shoulders.”

by Edna Redo

Learning of Late Mother’s Acceptance “Felt Like God Had Lifted Everything Off My Shoulders.”

My name is Edna Redo and I’m from Chicago. I went to Curie High School here in Chicago. Graduated in ‘86, 1986, rather. One year, my junior year of high school – my mother w...

“Your Father Knew. And He Loved You Regardless.”

by Kaitlin Apostol

“Your Father Knew. And He Loved You Regardless.”

My name is Kaitlin Apostol and I’m from Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania. So back in 2004, I was a junior at Academy Park High School. And I was kinda still figuring myself out as far ...

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