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“I Didn’t Have a Good Outcome With My Family.” Nonbinary Person Overcomes Challenges To Live Authentically.

by Ley

“I Didn’t Have a Good Outcome With My Family.” Nonbinary Person Overcomes Challenges To Live Authentically.

My name is Ley and I’m from the Dominican Republic.  I was 15, 14 when I told my mother for the first time that I was bisexual, because that’s the language that I hav...

Gay Sex Worker Finds Confidence In Himself & His Work. “What Is There To Be Ashamed Of?”

by Tomik Dash

Gay Sex Worker Finds Confidence In Himself & His Work. “What Is There To Be Ashamed Of?”

My name is Tomik Dash. I am from Brooklyn, New York. Nine years ago, I was living in London, England. I went there on the plan to be there for two weeks. All these things started ...

“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...

1980 Shooting At A Gay Bar Leads Gay Man To Learn Resiliency at the Onset of the AIDS Epidemic.

by Kevin Usher

1980 Shooting At A Gay Bar Leads Gay Man To Learn Resiliency at the Onset of the AIDS Epidemic.

My name is Kevin Usher. I grew up in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. November 19th, 1980, me, a recent graduate from Boston Conservatory, living in Greenwich Village. I had a good friend...

Gay Man Confronts Mother Over Microaggression. “Why Did You Introduce Him to Everybody Just as My Friend?”

by John Bronston

Gay Man Confronts Mother Over Microaggression. “Why Did You Introduce Him to Everybody Just as My Friend?”

I’m John Bronston. I’m from Richmond, Indiana. And it was the Thanksgiving after my sister passed away, I had just turned 30 years old and I was bringing home a boyfriend for ...

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 Friend’s Death by Suicide, Gay Musician Expresses Trauma Through Art. “Being Vulnerable Allows People In.”

by Blake Allen

After Friend’s Death by Suicide, Gay Musician Expresses Trauma Through Art. “Being Vulnerable Allows People In.”

I’m Blake Allen and I’m from El Paso, Texas. And when I was 18, I moved to Provo, Utah to go to school at Brigham Young University. Provo and BYU are very Mormon and LDS, and ...

From Homophobia in the Hallways to Making it in Milan. How A Gay Fashion Designer Planned His Way To Success.

by Kadeem Fyffe

From Homophobia in the Hallways to Making it in Milan. How A Gay Fashion Designer Planned His Way To Success.

Hi, my name is Kadeem Fyffe.. I’m from Durham, North Carolina. I grew up in a very, very religious family. My mom is a Southern Baptist minister. And I come from a Jamaican, ver...

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,...

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