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Gay Veteran Reflects On Life In And Out Of The Navy.

by Jim Darby

Gay Veteran Reflects On Life In And Out Of The Navy.

1950s: Sailor Spends A Night In Jail After Gay Bar Is Raided. In 1952, I received what we call the SSS, Selected Service System envelope. Every young man who got one of those, of...

Remembering Life Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: “I Don’t Got Time For This. I’m Not Going To Hide It.”

by George Agundez

Remembering Life Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: “I Don’t Got Time For This. I’m Not Going To Hide It.”

My name is George Agundez. I am from Calexico, California. Growing up, you know, I used to go to church and I would enjoy going to church. But there was always that time where I w...

“We Didn’t Do It For Other People. We Did It For Ourselves.” Polyamorous Relationship Lasts 46 Years.

by Bob Lanning

“We Didn’t Do It For Other People. We Did It For Ourselves.” Polyamorous Relationship Lasts 46 Years.

My name is Bob Lanning and I’m from Altoona, Washington. Don and I met in San Francisco, October 1966. And we met at the Missouri Mule, and I heard him order a drink at the bar ...

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by Nikki Vaughn

I’m From St. Augustine Beach, FL.

On December 22, 2010, President Obama signed the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. The next day I brought a picture of my partner and I to work–I’m in the military–and pla...

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by Gordon Christy-Stefanik

I’m From Rosemead, CA.

Though originally from a small rural town in Czechoslovakia, my adolescence was spent in one of the many suburbs of Los Angeles after we had emigrated to the U.S. I did quite well...

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by Zackariah Gonzales

I’m From Boise, ID.

My name is Zackariah Gonzales and on March 21, 2006, I was betrayed by the country I swore to protect and defend. After months of investigation and being subjected to one of the m...

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by Cliff Townsend

I’m From South Bend, IN.

I hail from South Bend, Indiana, where I grew up in a virtually non-homophobic environment. I did not witness any negativity from parents, teachers or other adults towards any of ...

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by Elliot Ryan

I’m From Payson, UT.

Story and Art by Elliot Ryan NOTE: This story was published on Tuesday, but the author submitted art for it later in the week. Since it was such a great story and the illustratio...

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by Erik Bucci

I’m From West Orange, NJ – Video Story.

Interested in being in a Video Story? Just let me know and we’ll set up a time and place to meet. Watch all the IFD Video Stories here. For the transcript, Continue Reading. ...

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