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How a Straight Cis Ally Became a Leading Writer on HIV/AIDS & LGBTQ+ Issues.

by Alina Oswald

How a Straight Cis Ally Became a Leading Writer on HIV/AIDS & LGBTQ+ Issues.

Hello. My name is Alina Oswald. I’m from Valcea, Romania. In 1986, my mother, who was an infectious disease doctor, invited me to join her in attending a conference in Buchare...

Story Update: Michael Anastasio on Grief, the Holidays, and the Healing Power of Laughter.

by Michael Anastasio

Story Update: Michael Anastasio on Grief, the Holidays, and the Healing Power of Laughter.

Nathan: Hello, welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Michael Anastasio who shared his story with us about four years ago. Before we spea...

After Disappointing Coming Out Experience, Queer Person Seeks Family Of Choice.

by Jessica

After Disappointing Coming Out Experience, Queer Person Seeks Family Of Choice.

Hi. My name is Jessica and I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. I grew up in a large Vietnamese-American family – of immigrants, actually. And growing up, we were the only one that...

Gay Man’s Journey From Bathhouse Towel Boy To AIDS Activist.

by Jay Blotcher

Gay Man’s Journey From Bathhouse Towel Boy To AIDS Activist.

1970: Gay 10-Year-Old Boy Finds Creative Way To Convince Mom To Buy Teen Magazines Well, I grew up in a small town called Randolph, Massachusetts, which is about 15 miles south o...

“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

by Michael Anastasio

“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

“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 count...

“Part Of Life Is Death.” Wife’s Tragic Death Reveals Importance of End-Of-Life Planning.

by Shirley Riga

“Part Of Life Is Death.” Wife’s Tragic Death Reveals Importance of End-Of-Life Planning.

My name’s Shirley Riga from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. I was married for about 13 years and I got divorced. I had two girls. And unbeknownst to me, I’ve found myself bein...

“There Was Just So Much Fear” About Being A Lesbian.

by Thea Iberall

“There Was Just So Much Fear” About Being A Lesbian.

“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 count...

“I Hope I Did Something Good For a Family That Was Hurting.” Activist Remembers Those He Met on 6,000-Mile Walk

by Alan Bounville

“I Hope I Did Something Good For a Family That Was Hurting.” Activist Remembers Those He Met on 6,000-Mile Walk

I’m Alan Bounville, I’m from Worcester, Massachusetts. Back in 2011 I started a 6,000 mile walk across the country. I walked for gender and sexual orientation equality. I had ...

The Impact of Meeting Harvey Milk: From Marching in A Protest to Making History in the Workforce.

by Ron Huberman

The Impact of Meeting Harvey Milk: From Marching in A Protest to Making History in the Workforce.

I’m Ron Huberman and I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. I first met Harvey Milk when I walked into his camera store on Castro. In the summer of 1975, I was teaching school at tha...

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