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“I Don’t Want To Die.” How A Gay Man Overcame His Meth Addiction.

by Vernon Magsino

“I Don’t Want To Die.” How A Gay Man Overcame His Meth Addiction.

Hi, I’m Vernon Magsino and I’m from Chicago. I was 15 years old and I was in my sophomore year of high school. I went to a Catholic Jesuit high school. It was one morning, I w...

Transgender Lesbian: “I Took A Brave Step To Ensure That I Live In The Light of Truth.”

by Tori Baker

Transgender Lesbian: “I Took A Brave Step To Ensure That I Live In The Light of Truth.”

This story was found with the help of Diversity Role Models which actively seeks to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying in UK schools. I’m Victoria Baker, or Tori as m...

Transgender Woman Thought She Was “A UFO Child Left Here By Mistake.”

by Cecilia Gentili

Transgender Woman Thought She Was “A UFO Child Left Here By Mistake.”

The life expectancy of a trans woman of color, actually I think it’s like a trans person, but I identify as a trans woman of color I like to say, the life expectancy of a trans wom“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 countThe life expectancy of a trans woman of color, actually I think it’s like a trans person, but I identify as a trans woman of color I like to say, the life expectancy of a trans I’m from a really small town in Argentina, called Galvez and sometimes we would travel to my grandma’s house which was in an even smaller town called San Martin de Las EscobasWhen I started high school, I was about 12 or 13 I think, they gave us these uniform guidelines. So you have to wear grey pants, you have to wear a white shirt, you have to wear bWhen I was in high school, it was a project. A school project. I think I was 13, 14, I’m not really sure which year it was, but it was a school project where you had to choose aSo I came out as gay around when I was around 12 years old. It was around the time that democracy came to Argentina, when the dictatorship went down and we chose a president and pWhen I was 17, 18 years old, I finished high school and I left that small city that I’m from in Argentina called Galvez to go to college at the University of Rosario, which is i...

Google Earth Satellite Image of New SOuth Wales

by Michael Poole

I’m From Sydney, Australia.

I’ve always known that I was gay. Well before I had even heard the word, or knew its full implications. I never believed it to be wrong, how could love be so? But growing up in ...

Satellite overhead image of New York State from Google Earth 2022
I’m From New York, NY.

I have struggled with homosexuality for many years. I never could decide if I was a lesbian or a bisexual female. I was made fun of a lot in school because of my choices. Some guy...

Satellite overhead image of New York State from Google Earth 2022

by Priscilla James

I’m From Frankfort, NY.

I was always raised in a Christan home. My parents always worked hard to help us kids. My family comes from Jamaica, but I was born here in the United States. I take a lot of prid...

I’m From McMinnville, OR.

by Justin K.

I’m From McMinnville, OR.

I had always known I was gay. I came out at 18 during my first year at college—my first year away from home. There was nothing extraordinary about coming out to my mom (on the p...

Satellite overhead image of Wisconsin from Google Earth 2022

by Erik Schubert

I’m From River Falls, WI.

So the other day was February 1st. It’s a day I have come to dread. Not because it ushers in another cold month of winter, but because it marks the anniversary of my very first ...

Satellite overhead image of Texas from Google Earth 2022

by Francisco Gonzalez

I’m From Fort Worth, TX.

In the gay world you come across so much drugs. Pot is pretty much common place wherever you go. Some harder ones might even be pretty easy to come by in other circles. But I’ve...

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