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“I’ve Been Helped By So Many People On My Journey To Womanhood.”

by Stefanie Clark

“I’ve Been Helped By So Many People On My Journey To Womanhood.”

“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 countDressing Up In Mother’s Clothes As A Child: “I Knew I Could Be The Woman That I Wanted To Be.” I was born in 1943. I was the younger son in a Catholic family – I had an ol...

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

by Tolga

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

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...

“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, ...

“You Forgot Your Knife In My Car.” The Importance of Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth.

by Matt Beierschmitt

“You Forgot Your Knife In My Car.” The Importance of Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth.

Hi, my name is Matt Beierschmitt, I’m from Collinswood, New Jersey. When I was 15 years old, I was on my family computer talking on AOL chatrooms and just to meet people and the...

1988: Transgender Woman Helps 22-Year-Old Lesbian From Texas Come Out.

by Ann Brown

1988: Transgender Woman Helps 22-Year-Old Lesbian From Texas Come Out.

I’m Ann Brown and I’m from El Paso, Texas. So back in 1988, when I graduated University of Texas at Austin, I moved to New York. And that was a huge move for me, coming from t...

I’m From Tucson, AZ.

by Simon Donovan

I’m From Tucson, AZ.

My horoscope once said that with a new planetary shift it will be the end of “me” consciousness and the beginning of “us” consciousness. I will suddenly shift from self-ce...

“It Ripped My Heart Out” Choosing To Fit In Instead Of Interacting With Gay Friend

by Cameron Stiehl

“It Ripped My Heart Out” Choosing To Fit In Instead Of Interacting With Gay Friend

My name is Cameron Stiehl and I’m from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I’ll never forget the day that I found out that there was a difference. I was at a drama festival in Albuquerqu...

After Literally Running Away From His Problems, Cameron Decides To Live His Truth.

by Cameron Kinslow

After Literally Running Away From His Problems, Cameron Decides To Live His Truth.

My name is Cameron Kinslow and I’m from Pomona, California. When I was really little I used to play with my sister’s toys and we’d have the best time together. And it was ju...

IFD Live: Gay Boss Leaves Impression Of A Lifetime.

by Sandi Marx

IFD Live: Gay Boss Leaves Impression Of A Lifetime.

It’s my first day at my first job and I am scared shitless. I am sitting in the reception area at J. Michael Bloom which was this huge popular talent agency at the time and I wa...

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