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“I Felt This Sense of Coming Home.” The Importance of Lesbian Bars Like Cubbyhole and Henrietta Hudson.

by Kinsey

“I Felt This Sense of Coming Home.” The Importance of Lesbian Bars Like Cubbyhole and Henrietta Hudson.

I’m Kinsey and I’m from Detroit, Michigan. Almost three years ago, I moved to New York from Detroit. I moved here for many reasons, one of them being, that I was looking for m...

Gay Man Achieves Dream of Graduating Art School and Becoming a Drag Queen After Telling Parents to “F*** Off.”

by Gunner

Gay Man Achieves Dream of Graduating Art School and Becoming a Drag Queen After Telling Parents to “F*** Off.”

Hi, I’m Gunner. I’m from Alpharetta, Georgia. My whole life since I was a kid, any birthday money, any Christmas money, anything that was given to me was put aside in a bank a...

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...

Gay Man Opens Up About HIV Status to Provide Hope for Black Queer Youth.

by Tarik Daniels

Gay Man Opens Up About HIV Status to Provide Hope for Black Queer Youth.

I’m Tarik Daniels and I’m from Detroit, Michigan. Around 12 years ago, maybe 11, back in Atlanta, I was  in a long-term relationship and we went on a business trip in Miami. ...

Story Update: Gina Grahame: “Your heart is not wrong. This is not a sin.”

by Gina Grahame

Story Update: Gina Grahame: “Your heart is not wrong. This is not a sin.”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking to Gina Grahame. Before we do, let’s take a look at her story. Gina: Hi, I’m Gina Grahame,...

Story Update: Femi Redwood – Navigating The Race & Gender Divide In LGBTQ Spaces

by Femi Redwood

Story Update: Femi Redwood – Navigating The Race & Gender Divide In LGBTQ Spaces

Nathan: Hello. Welcome to this week’s Story Update. This week, we’re going to be speaking with Femi Redwood, who shared her story with us almost six years ago. So before we s...

Tensions Ease After Gay Man Comes Out To Mom. “It Just Changed Things For The Better.”

by Aaron

Tensions Ease After Gay Man Comes Out To Mom. “It Just Changed Things For The Better.”

My name is Aaron. I’m from Detroit, Michigan. Growing up, I always felt a little bit different and I was also more of an introvert. So I didn’t have a lot of friends – I was...

Despite Conservative Mormon Upbringing, Gay Man Learns To Accept His Truth. “Huge Relief To Finally Be Who I Am.”

by Brenton Erickson

Despite Conservative Mormon Upbringing, Gay Man Learns To Accept His Truth. “Huge Relief To Finally Be Who I Am.”

I’m Brenton Erickson. I am from Mesa, Arizona. When I was 10, I remember a night that my parents were out on a date. I have a ton of older siblings. We’re all at home in this ...

Crossdresser Finds Support And Connection In South Carolina LGBTQ Community.

by Savannah Hauk

Crossdresser Finds Support And Connection In South Carolina LGBTQ Community.

My name is Savannah Hauk and I’m from Garden City, Michigan. In my early twenties, I moved to New York and found Savannah. That was when, you know, the glitz and glamour of, lik...

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