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Bisexual Man Breaks Free of Parents’ Expectations: “It’s Important to Remain True to Yourself.”

by Gabe Lopez

Bisexual Man Breaks Free of Parents’ Expectations: “It’s Important to Remain True to Yourself.”

Hi, my name is Gabe Lopez and I’m from Los Angeles, California. I grew up in a pretty traditional Catholic family, and I remember as a kid, when my mom would go shopping for me,...

Story Update: Rosa Manriquez On Overcoming Homophobia & Fighting For A Brighter Future.

by Rosa Manriquez

Story Update: Rosa Manriquez On Overcoming Homophobia & Fighting For A Brighter Future.

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update, where we’re going to be speaking with Rosa Manriquez. And before we do, let’s take a look at her story. Rosa: I’m Rosa Manri...

Black Gay Man Reflects On A Life Defined By Love, Authenticity, Activism And Connection. “That’s Just Part Of Who I Am.”

by Harold Cottman

Black Gay Man Reflects On A Life Defined By Love, Authenticity, Activism And Connection. “That’s Just Part Of Who I Am.”

1980s: Black Gay Man On Coming Out In The South: “While I Did Come Out, I Didn’t Really Feel Free.” So, you know, for me, the last thing that I wanted to be was a gay man b...

Queer Woman Goes Undercover In Prison And Falls in Love.

by Angele Cooper

Queer Woman Goes Undercover In Prison And Falls in Love.

Coming out, I was just so much more stronger. Now I rep my queerness. I’m like, “Yeah!”My name’s Angele Cooper. I’m from Los Angeles, California. When I was 25 years old, I had just got out of a really bad breakup. I was going through a lot of depression and dea...

Queer Woman Shares Coming Out Story In Front Of Hundreds Of People – Including Her Mother.

by Día Bùi

Queer Woman Shares Coming Out Story In Front Of Hundreds Of People – Including Her Mother.

My name is Día Bùi. I am a queer Vietnamese Buddhist and I live in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, New York. On my twenty-sixth birthday, which I share with my father, my family went out to...

How A Gay Man’s School Project Helped Mend Relationship With Parents. “They Respected Me. That’s All I Cared About.”

by Angel Olvera

How A Gay Man’s School Project Helped Mend Relationship With Parents. “They Respected Me. That’s All I Cared About.”

My name is Angel Olvera and I’m from Los Angeles, California. I’m from a very conservative desert part of Los Angeles, about an hour north of downtown. So I grew up in the des...

Queer Parent Comes Out To Her Kids: “One Of The Most Liberating Things I’ve Ever Done.”

by Liz Leifer

Queer Parent Comes Out To Her Kids: “One Of The Most Liberating Things I’ve Ever Done.”

My name is Liz Leifer and I’m from Southern California. I had two bouts, actually, of coming out to my parents, my family. One of which was when I was 15 in 1985. My mother chal...

A Broken Down Car, Matching Tattoos, And A Love Story.

by Sam Vitez

A Broken Down Car, Matching Tattoos, And A Love Story.

My name is Sam Vitez, I’m from the southwest of England, from a little village called East Budleigh. About 6 years ago I bought a 1982 Nissan Datsun 280ZX T-top. She was origina...

A Father’s Journey: From Disgust to Pride

by Liam Riley

A Father’s Journey: From Disgust to Pride

My name is Liam Riley. I’m from Los Angeles, California. My parents had me at a really, really young age; they were 16 when they had me. So they had nothing of their own. They w...

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