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Gay Activist Comes Out to Parents Before the Local News Does It for Him.

by Kris Banks

Gay Activist Comes Out to Parents Before the Local News Does It for Him.

My name is Kris Banks and I’m from Alvin, Texas. So I was in law school, but I was also getting pretty heavily involved in local politics. I was starting to work with some oSo after just a couple days after that is when I went home and was kind of living my life. And just January… The January caucus meeting came. I think I was still in the slin...

I’m From Mission Viejo, CA – Video Story.

by Dave Valk

I’m From Mission Viejo, CA – Video Story.

Today is the 3-year anniversary of the passage of Prop 8. Dave Valk, who we met in Miami on the 50-state Story Tour, shares with us what it was like the day after the 2008 electio...

I’m From Sedro-Woolley, WA – Video Story.

by Anastasia Polda

I’m From Sedro-Woolley, WA – Video Story.

Today’s Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can follow us on our adventure. If you haven’t submitted a story yet to IFD, or ifI’m Anastasia Polda, I’m from Sedro-Wooley, Washington but I live in Chicago now. But I’m teaching right now, and I’m watching – they were watching in class last week Pr...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Ian Bloomquist

I’m From Willmar, MN.

Around my eighteenth birthday in October ’08, a very dear friend of mine, Morgan, was killed by a drunk driver. She was so much inspiration to me, and claiming to be bisexual, w...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Kristine B.

I’m From San Diego, CA.

So here’s one from your straight ally, a married mother of two in Southern California. It was two days before the Obama/Prop 8 election in Nov 2008. I had reminded my kids (11 a...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Zachary Clark

I’m From Jacksonville, FL.

I glowered at Bobby all through lunch. “Stop looking at me like that,” he said. So I looked at my harmless sandwich. “Are you going to be silent this whole time?” I took a...

Satellite overhead image of Pennsylvania from Google Earth 2022

by Jonathan O'Harrow

I’m From Claysburg, PA.

As I was leaving the house to be on the “anti-” panel in a Prop. 8 debate, my straight roommate asked where I was going. “To the campus. For the debate.” “The Prop. 8 th...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Emily Kolatch

I’m From Lawrence, KS.

People don’t usually ask you what it’s like to be gay. They ask you how your parents reacted when you came out to them. They ask you when you knew. But they never ask what it ...