Results for "North Carolina"

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...

Black Gay Man Reflects On A Life Defined By Love, Authenticity, Activism And Connection. “That’s Just Part Of Who I Am.”

by Harold Cottman

Black Gay Man Reflects On A Life Defined By Love, Authenticity, Activism And Connection. “That’s Just Part Of Who I Am.”

1980s: Black Gay Man On Coming Out In The South: “While I Did Come Out, I Didn’t Really Feel Free.” So, you know, for me, the last thing that I wanted to be was a gay man be...

How A Lesbian Pushed Her Mom Beyond Tolerance To Become An Advocate.

by Jourdan Porter

How A Lesbian Pushed Her Mom Beyond Tolerance To Become An Advocate.

Hi. I’m Jourdan Porter. I am from Davidson, North Carolina. In tenth grade, I was living right outside Jackson, Mississippi. And it was pretty early in the school year and I had...

Man Overcomes Homophobia In Locker Room, Then Thrives In Gay Volleyball League.

by Jesse Anderson

Man Overcomes Homophobia In Locker Room, Then Thrives In Gay Volleyball League.

I’m Jesse Anderson. I’m from Asheville, North Carolina. I’ve always been very active. I’ve loved playing soccer and I’ve played all my life. All through middle, high sch...

“I Wish I Could Show Myself At 13 Who I Am Now.” Genderqueer Expression Leads To Empowerment.

by Jacob Tobia

“I Wish I Could Show Myself At 13 Who I Am Now.” Genderqueer Expression Leads To Empowerment.

My name is Jacob Tobia and I’m from Raleigh, North Carolina. By the time I was around 16, I came out to my parents as gay. I thought I was done, that was it. And then I started ...

Satellite overhead image of North Carolina from Google Earth 2022

by Marie P.

I’m From Asheville, NC.

I knew I was gay by the time I was 4 years old. My mother basically did the best she could but most times that wasn’t very much. Although I had two older half siblings I felt li...

Black Community Spotlight: Tyrone Smith

by Tyrone Smith

Black Community Spotlight: Tyrone Smith

I’m from Kinston, NC. To reinforce the sometimes overlooked fact that there are black people in the LGBTQ community, and also that there are LGBTQ people in the black comTRANSCRIPT: My name is Tyrone Smith, I’m originally from Kinston, North Carolina but I’ve lived here in Philadelphia for most of my adult life. And I’m an openly, affirming ...

Brooks Smith (I’m From Charlotte, NC) – Video Story.

by Brooks Smith

Brooks Smith (I’m From Charlotte, NC) – Video Story.

Brooks comes out to his mom who’s a therapist, which leads to some awkward, uncomfortable and possibly inappropriate questions. ...

Satellite overhead image of North Carolina from Google Earth 2022

by Jackson R.

I’m From Greensboro, NC.

I grew up in a Baptist home, and was raised by a country father and very religious mother. I have been attracted to men since I can remember. I remember going to swimming lessons ...