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Story Update: Micah Peterson on Embracing His Blackness, Shutting Down Microaggressions and Challenging Others.

by Micah Peterson

Story Update: Micah Peterson on Embracing His Blackness, Shutting Down Microaggressions and Challenging Others.

Nathan: Hello and welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Micah Peterson, who we… we got like a story about three years ago. So before w...

Story Update: Femi Redwood – Navigating The Race & Gender Divide In LGBTQ Spaces

by Femi Redwood

Story Update: Femi Redwood – Navigating The Race & Gender Divide In LGBTQ Spaces

Nathan: Hello. Welcome to this week’s Story Update. This week, we’re going to be speaking with Femi Redwood, who shared her story with us almost six years ago. So before we s...

Story Update: Nelson Moses Lassiter On Race, Dating & The Problem With “Preferences”.

by Nelson Moses Lassiter

Story Update: Nelson Moses Lassiter On Race, Dating & The Problem With “Preferences”.

Nathan: All right. For this week’s Story Update, we’re going to be speaking with Nelson Moses Lassiter. And before we do, let’s take a look at his story now that we filmed ...

Story Update: Stephen Winter “I Can See Hope In The Future.”

by Stephen Winter

Story Update: Stephen Winter “I Can See Hope In The Future.”

Nathan: Okay, welcome to this week Story Update. This week where you are with Steven Winter. And before we have him join us, let’s take a look at his video story that he shared ...

Lesbian Activist Recounts Her Decades-Long Fight For Equality In Philadelphia And Beyond.

by Leona Thomas

Lesbian Activist Recounts Her Decades-Long Fight For Equality In Philadelphia And Beyond.

1980s: Being Openly Gay In College “Wasn’t Without Some Level Of Risk Every Day.” When I was growing up in high school, I had no idea that I was LGBTQ or potentially LGBTQ. ...

Black & Gay In New Orleans From The 60s To Today: “You Get Up, You Dust Yourself Off, And You Fight On.”

by Michael Hickerson

Black & Gay In New Orleans From The 60s To Today: “You Get Up, You Dust Yourself Off, And You Fight On.”

First Shunned By Neighbors, Then The Bars: Being Black In New Orleans In The 1960s and 1970s. Well, I was born to Sadie and Charlie Hickerson. We lived in an area of New Orleans c...

Gay Man Reflects On Foster-To-Adopt Journey: “They Are Our Kids And They Were Purposely Chosen.”

by Gregory Yorgey-Girdy

Gay Man Reflects On Foster-To-Adopt Journey: “They Are Our Kids And They Were Purposely Chosen.”

I’m Gregory Yorgey-Girdy. I’m from Victoria, Texas. I moved to Philadelphia to attend law school. Once I got here, I met my husband Paul. When I met Paul, one of the things th...

Egyptt LaBeija – Life In And Out Of The Ballroom.

by Egyptt Labeija

Egyptt LaBeija – Life In And Out Of The Ballroom.

1980s: Seeing Trans Women For The First Time: “I Felt Welcomed.” I grew up in a town in Long Island called Freeport. And I grew up basically in a middle-class home. My parents...

Encountering Homophobia At A Networking Event: “I Wasn’t Going To Let People Devalue Me.”

by Marc Coleman

Encountering Homophobia At A Networking Event: “I Wasn’t Going To Let People Devalue Me.”

I am Marc Coleman. I’m from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. About 14 years ago, I started my business in what has become its current incarnation. And as in the course of running a b...

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