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“You’re Losing Yourself In This Bullshit.” Mom’s Tough Love Convo Snaps Gay Son Out Of Superficial Life.

by Liam King

“You’re Losing Yourself In This Bullshit.” Mom’s Tough Love Convo Snaps Gay Son Out Of Superficial Life.

Hi, my name is Liam King. I’m from Bar Harbor, Maine. It all kind of started with my mother’s reinforcement of me as a child and before I understood the social constructs of w...

After Hitting Rock Bottom, Trans Person Finds Inspiration in Helping Others. “Not Every Queer Kid Out There Has the Support of Their Families.”

by River Francis

After Hitting Rock Bottom, Trans Person Finds Inspiration in Helping Others. “Not Every Queer Kid Out There Has the Support of Their Families.”

I’m River Francis. I’m from Bar Harbor, Maine. When I was six years old, I saw an episode of Night Court, which featured a trans person. And for the first time I realized that...

Women In Pink Jackets Save Man From Homophobic Attack On The Subway.

by Michael Weferling

Women In Pink Jackets Save Man From Homophobic Attack On The Subway.

My name is Michael Weferling and I’m from Camden, Maine. One night earlier this month, I was walking down to the train platform to get home. I needed to put money on my Metrocar...

“The Greatest Gift In Life Was Meeting The Love Of My Life.”

by Robert Richards

“The Greatest Gift In Life Was Meeting The Love Of My Life.”

“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 countIn a small town, you know everyone in your neighborhood. I mean, you know everyone that comes and goings and everything because you see them. And I used to see this boy and he looIn a small town, the drug store, the one in my neighborhood, was called Tilly’s, was like a bar. Gentlemen would go there in the evening and sit and smoke and talk to one anotheWhen I finally got to high school, and by that I mean out of the clutches of catholic school, I was very happy because I was in a big school. It was a consolidated school that chiIn my mid 20s, I had pretty well settled into a comfortable career drawing fashion in New York. And I was very happy. This was a period when fashion was very of-the-moment in New The greatest gift, the greatest moment in my life is that I met the love of my life when I was nearly 50. And it was a very strange experience. I had had Thanksgiving dinner with ...

“‘I Could Leave You’ is the Issue, Not Who I Will Leave You For.” A Bisexual’s Dilemma.

by Lisa Morris

“‘I Could Leave You’ is the Issue, Not Who I Will Leave You For.” A Bisexual’s Dilemma.

Lisa Morris, who identifies as bisexual, married a man when she was 29. We went to City Hall and got married. On a Tuesday morning at 10. I was in cutoffs and a tshirt, I think h...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Craig Osterberg

I’m From South Portland, ME.

I was 15 years old when I came out to my parents in 1976. Actually, my 15-year-old boyfriend “confessed” to his parents about us, and I was outed in that way. My dad was a ret...

“I’m Here To Talk To You About Marriage For Gay and Lesbian Couples” – Video Story.

by Steve Ryan and Jim Bishop

“I’m Here To Talk To You About Marriage For Gay and Lesbian Couples” – Video Story.

Steve Ryan and Jim Bishop are LGBTQ activists who were inspired by a summit put on by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Before they knew it, they were knocking on the doors...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Matt

I’m From Portland, ME.

“Do you think we’ll be together in heaven?” Not a question I was expecting from D.W., my partner of fourteen years. We were in the car, enjoying some music, not talking too ...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Brian Tessier

I’m From Old Orchard Beach, ME.

There are only two things I ever wanted to be in this life, a husband and a father. Now, imagine watching men run for the next county when you tell them. To shorten a very long st...