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Lesbian Mom Protects Her Kids From Their Homophobic Grandfather. “You Won’t Disrespect Them.”

by Chevon Cleveland

Lesbian Mom Protects Her Kids From Their Homophobic Grandfather. “You Won’t Disrespect Them.”

I am Chevon Cleveland and I am from Yonkers, New York. When I was 17 years old, my mom passed away. But my -, and I never knew my dad up until that point. In 2015, I was turning 3...

After Homophobic Assault, Gay Middle Eastern Man Refuses to Hide His Identity. “Yes, I Identify as a Gay Man.”

by Jawad Bandar

After Homophobic Assault, Gay Middle Eastern Man Refuses to Hide His Identity. “Yes, I Identify as a Gay Man.”

My name is Jawad Bandar. I’m from the port city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. When I was 15 years old, still living in Jeddah, I happen to be the one of my friends who had the bigg...

Homophobic Experience at Medical Center Leads Trans Student to Change Entire Life Path.

by Tavish McMillin

Homophobic Experience at Medical Center Leads Trans Student to Change Entire Life Path.

My name is Tavish McMillin. I am from Marietta, Oklahoma. I devoted myself to music all through high school, all through middle school, actually, too. And I decided that, you know...

From Homophobia in the Hallways to Making it in Milan. How A Gay Fashion Designer Planned His Way To Success.

by Kadeem Fyffe

From Homophobia in the Hallways to Making it in Milan. How A Gay Fashion Designer Planned His Way To Success.

Hi, my name is Kadeem Fyffe.. I’m from Durham, North Carolina. I grew up in a very, very religious family. My mom is a Southern Baptist minister. And I come from a Jamaican, ver...

After Escaping Certain Death in the Middle East, Gay Man Faces New Challenges In America.
After Escaping Certain Death in the Middle East, Gay Man Faces New Challenges In America.

It was 2003. It was a hot summer day. I was coming out of my work where I worked with an American company, crossing the bridge, trying to take a cab to go back home after a long d...

Gay Man Claps Back At Homophobic Boss. “It’s Been A Delight Working With Everybody Else. But Not You.”

by Barton Jackson

Gay Man Claps Back At Homophobic Boss. “It’s Been A Delight Working With Everybody Else. But Not You.”

My name is Barton Lee Jackson II. I’m from Eagle, Idaho. Idaho is an at-will employment state, so by the same concept that you can leave your job at any point without any justif...

Gay Jamaican Man Escapes Violence And Seeks Asylum In The United States.

by Adrian Miller

Gay Jamaican Man Escapes Violence And Seeks Asylum In The United States.

Hi, my name is Adrian. I am from St. Ann, Jamaica. I spent most of my life growing up with my mom in Jamaica. It was pretty difficult for me because I found out at an early age th...

“I Should Call The Police Right Now!” Homophobic Doctor Shames Gay Teen.

by Chris Tanner

“I Should Call The Police Right Now!” Homophobic Doctor Shames Gay Teen.

Hi. My name’s Chris Tanner and I’m from Duarte, California. When I was 15, me and my friend David, we used to hang out in front of the high school, in front of Duarte High, an...

“Coming Out Is An Act Of Activism.” Lesbian Reflects On Being Out In The Workplace.

by Charlotte Lewis

“Coming Out Is An Act Of Activism.” Lesbian Reflects On Being Out In The Workplace.

I’m Charlotte Lewis. I’m from Geneva, Switzerland. The first time I had to come out was to my mother. I came out. I was 16 years old. We were in Geneva. She said, “That’s ...

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