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Drag Culture “Really Does Have A Place In Society.”

by Vincent Cooper

Drag Culture “Really Does Have A Place In Society.”

I’m Vincent Cooper and I’m from Point Pleasant, New Jersey. About 5 years ago I moved from my very Catholic, very Italian, Republican family in New Jersey to New York. And the...

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by Bobbi Dykema

I’m From Strasburg, ND.

I’m from Strasburg, North Dakota, hometown of Lawrence Welk. They played polka at my senior prom. A very homogenous, provincial, rural backwater of a place. I got picked on as a...

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by Robert Dominguez

I’m From Denver, CO.

Club Stars was the last of the 3.2 alcohol gay teen bars in 1990, located just west of lower downtown Denver in the railroad yard just off the old 20th Street viaduct. My friend K...

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by Geer Austin

I’m From Wilton, CT.

NOTE: Sylvia’s Place is an emergency night shelter and daytime community space for homeless LGBTQ youth, 16-24, in New York City. Every story this week will by someone from Sy...

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by Steve F.

I’m From Roslyn, NY.

I always knew. I never thought I would be a cliché, but dare I say it…yes, I knew from an early age that I was different. It was not going to happen to me! Along the way I expe...

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by Robert Y.

I’m From Santa Ana, CA.

“To Robert finding a guy,” my friend Klara* toasts me right before downing a shot of Bacardi 151. She and three other girls were forcing me to go gay clubbing in West Hollywoo...

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by Zachary Clark

I’m From Jacksonville, FL.

“How old are you?” she asked me. “Eighteen.” “You look twelve. Is this your first time at a gay bar, Mr. Eighteen? They can’t hear you, honey.” She pushed the microp...

I’m From Washington, D.C.

by John

I’m From Washington, D.C.

I never had a big coming out moment, or story, or statement.  I did not tell my parents until I was 31 because I just wanted to let everyone figure it out on their own. I grew up...

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by Lindsey

I’m From Canterbury, Kent, England.

“Two cocktails for £6” sounds like a good deal, and it is. But when you don’t have cash to burn and are already slightly tipsy, it so isn’t. The music is throbbing, you...