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Story Update: Charlie Poulson “I Look at Being Trans as a Superpower.”

by Charlie Poulson

Story Update: Charlie Poulson “I Look at Being Trans as a Superpower.”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be talking with Charlie Poulson. But first, let’s take a look his story. Charlie: My name is Charlie Pou...

“We Both Lost Our Girl-ginity to the Same Girl!” Brother and Sister Share Hilarious Coming Out Epiphany.

by Alex

“We Both Lost Our Girl-ginity to the Same Girl!” Brother and Sister Share Hilarious Coming Out Epiphany.

I’m Alex and I’m from Dubuque, Iowa. It was the summer after I had just graduated college with a degree in voice performance. I was living at home and studying with my old voi...

Against Therapist’s Advice, Son Comes Out To Devout Muslim Father.

by Khalid el Khatib

Against Therapist’s Advice, Son Comes Out To Devout Muslim Father.

My name is Khalid el Khatib and I’m from Dubuque, Iowa. I always tell people that I had a sort of unconventional life in a very conventional place. I was different than everyone...

A Barbershop Experience Marks The Beginning Of A New Chapter In Life For Transgender Man.

by Charlie Poulson

A Barbershop Experience Marks The Beginning Of A New Chapter In Life For Transgender Man.

My name is Charlie Poulson and I’m from Des Moines, Iowa. I guess my story kind of starts going back to college when I first started transitioning. It was in Ames, Iowa, which i...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Sarah A.

I’m From Dubuque, IA.

They say “the truth will set you free.” I’m not sure I believe that. I used to lie to everyone, and sometimes I still do. And sometimes the truth pays off, sometimes it mak...

I’m From Council Bluffs, IA – Video Story.

by Ricco Siasoco

I’m From Council Bluffs, IA – Video Story.

Today’s Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can read about the adventure we had and some of the stories we collected. If you havMy name is Ricco Siasoco and I’m originally from Council Bluffs, Iowa. But I’ve lived in Boston for the past twenty years. The Story I wanted to tell, I’m a faculty member a...

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by Mike Triggs

I’m From Laurens, IA.

When I was a candidate for the Iowa Legislature in 1984 there was an out gay Republican, Rich Eychaner, who was also on the ballot who was running for Congress. While knocking on ...

I’m From Des Moines, IA – Video Story.

by Harold Wells

I’m From Des Moines, IA – Video Story.

Today’s Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can follow us on our adventure, including our stay in Des Moines. If you haven’t My name is Harold Wells. I’m from Des Moines, Iowa. I was politically very involved, nationally. And was one of the six founders of Lesbian Gay Democrats. President Carter was s...

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by Stephen Gross

I’m From Keokuk, IA – Video Story.

Today’s Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can follow us on our adventure, and where you can learn a bit more about Stephen. IMy name is Stephen Gross. I grew up in Keokuk, Iowa. A town of about 16,000 in the southeastern part of the state. And I now live in Des Moines. Growing up in a town that size, in...

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