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Drag Queen Becomes Drag Politician Following 2016 Election.

by Marti Cummings

Drag Queen Becomes Drag Politician Following 2016 Election.

My name is Marti Cummings. I’m from Kennedyville, Maryland. Drag happened very organically for me. I was doing a show off-Broadway called “Twist” and I played this androgyno...

“A Matter of Life and Death.” Being Black and Gay in the 1960s.

by Donald Bell

“A Matter of Life and Death.” Being Black and Gay in the 1960s.

“What Was It Like? Stories by LGBTQ Elders” is a new program by I’m From Driftwood, in partnership with Comcast, the nation’s largest cable provider, and SAGE, the countDictionary Makes Gay Teen Feel Less Alone One of the significant characterizations of the period that I spent in high school in the mid-60s – from ‘63 to ‘67 was that one da...

Politics Overshadowed By Love At Protest Wedding.

by Katie Hinchey-Wise

Politics Overshadowed By Love At Protest Wedding.

My name is Katie Hinchey-Wise and I’m from Cape May Court House, New Jersey. When I was 19, I met this girl named Celeste. I asked her out on a date and we, our first date, went...

Candidate for Texas State Representative: “I’m the LGBTQ Son of an Undocumented Immigrant.”

by Huey Rey Fischer

Candidate for Texas State Representative: “I’m the LGBTQ Son of an Undocumented Immigrant.”

My name is Huey Rey Fischer. I’m from Rockport, Texas. I grew up on the Texas coast and moved to Austin to study Latin American Studies and Government. Now I’m running for Sta...

“These White Gay Guys Are Coming To Take All Our Jobs.” Workplace Discrimination In The Mayor’s Office.
“These White Gay Guys Are Coming To Take All Our Jobs.” Workplace Discrimination In The Mayor’s Office.

My name is James Felton Keith. I’m from Detroit Michigan. I moved back home in 2014 to work for the newly elected mayor of Detroit. A few days before I was supposed to start wor...

Google Earth Satellite Image of UK

by Sam L

I’m From Bristol, England, UK.

As I sat on my bed gazing at the television screen watching BBC Parliament for the first time, it occurred to me that I will always remember this day, February 5, 2013, for this w...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Christopher Vasquez

“You’re Going To Hell,” FL State Legislator Tells Gay Teen.

When Christopher Vasquez was a teenager, he and a group of other teens visited the Florida capitol to lobby for the Dignity for All Students Act, an anti-bullying bill. The visit TRANSCRIPT: My name is Christopher Vasquez, and I am from Orlando, Florida. Ten years ago, this year actually, I started working with Equality Florida, the largest LGBT organizati...

“I’m Here To Talk To You About Marriage For Gay and Lesbian Couples” – Video Story.

by Steve Ryan and Jim Bishop

“I’m Here To Talk To You About Marriage For Gay and Lesbian Couples” – Video Story.

Steve Ryan and Jim Bishop are LGBTQ activists who were inspired by a summit put on by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Before they knew it, they were knocking on the doors...

I’m From Schnecksville, PA – Video Story.

by Allyson Diane Hamm

I’m From Schnecksville, PA – Video Story.

My name is Allyson Diane Hamm. I am originally from Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, it’s such a small town it’s actually a village. I was always slight eskew as a girl playing dr...

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