Results for "Queens"

Fun Home Changes Course of Lesbian’s Life. “Representation Really Can Make or Break Someone’s Path.”

by Emily

Fun Home Changes Course of Lesbian’s Life. “Representation Really Can Make or Break Someone’s Path.”

Hi, my name is Emily. I’m from Queens, New York. So in 2015, I was in a class called the physics of technical theater. And in that class, one of the things we had to do was crea...

Whoopi, The Prom Musical, & A Day With a Trans Trailblazer: How One Lifelong Activist Rediscovered the Meaning of Pride.

by Cathy Renna

Whoopi, The Prom Musical, & A Day With a Trans Trailblazer: How One Lifelong Activist Rediscovered the Meaning of Pride.

My name is Cathy Renna and I am from Queens, New York. I had the incredible privilege and exhausting responsibility of working with New York City Pride when we were the host city ...

After Coming Out to Wife and Daughter, Gay Man’s Life Changes for the Better. “We Have a Very Modern Family.”

by Andre Khan

After Coming Out to Wife and Daughter, Gay Man’s Life Changes for the Better. “We Have a Very Modern Family.”

I’m Andre Khan and I’m from Queens, New York. I was 32, married to a woman and had a five-year-old daughter. I used to travel a lot back then in work and through those travels...

How One Person, In the Wake of Their Own HIV Diagnosis, Came to Save the Life of Another. “I Like to Call It a Dark Blessing.”

by Dimitri Moïse

How One Person, In the Wake of Their Own HIV Diagnosis, Came to Save the Life of Another. “I Like to Call It a Dark Blessing.”

My name is Demitri Moïse and I am from Queens, New York. So back in 2018, I was diagnosed with HIV. It was one of the hardest things I think I’ve ever had to hear. It was a hug...

Trans Woman Reflects On Her Four-Decade Journey To Authenticity.

by Nancy Menusan

Trans Woman Reflects On Her Four-Decade Journey To Authenticity.

1969: Trans Woman Reflects On Exploring Her Gender As A Child. “I Knew Inside Who I Really Was.” In 1969, I was 12 years old. I was living in Douglaston, Queens. And I had –...

Lesbian Shares Details Of Sons’ Births. “I Want The Information To Be Disseminated Out Into The World.”

by Tara Clancy

Lesbian Shares Details Of Sons’ Births. “I Want The Information To Be Disseminated Out Into The World.”

Hi. I am Tara Clancy. I’m from Queens, New York. So with my first kid, it was like very – it was very straightforward. Shauna, my boy’s other mom, and I at the time went to ...

“I’m Your Granddaughter Now.” Trans Woman Reveals Her Authentic Self To Grandmother.

by Robyn Sheopersad

“I’m Your Granddaughter Now.” Trans Woman Reveals Her Authentic Self To Grandmother.

I’m Robyn Sheopersad and I’m from Queens, New York. In 1996, my mother died of a car accident. I had no parental figure really around because my father went into a depression ...

How A Lesbian’s Religious Mother Went From Disowning Her To Fully Embracing Her.

by Estefanie Lliguichuzca

How A Lesbian’s Religious Mother Went From Disowning Her To Fully Embracing Her.

My name is a Estefanie Lliguichuzca. I’m from Astoria, Queens. It’s Christmas break 2008. I’m coming home back from college and I invite a friend who I had a lot of feelings...

Lesbian Activist Recalls Her Fight For Marriage Equality.

by Cathy Marino-Thomas

Lesbian Activist Recalls Her Fight For Marriage Equality.

1970s: Meeting First Girlfriend And Discovering Lesbianism. “She Really Helped Me Start On That Road.” When I was about 17, so that’s in the seventies, I had this friend Je...

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