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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 ...

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...

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...

Black Gay Man Learns To “Love Myself And Love My Skin” After Being Racially Stereotyped Abroad.

by Micah Peterson

Black Gay Man Learns To “Love Myself And Love My Skin” After Being Racially Stereotyped Abroad.

Hi, my name is Micah Peterson and I’m from Phoenix, Arizona. So, when I was 21, I was in college at Oberlin up in Ohio, which is the middle of nowhere. I had an opportunity to s...

Gay Man Leaves Town That Has Active KKK And “Just Straight White People” To Find Community In Nearby City.

by Levi Wade

Gay Man Leaves Town That Has Active KKK And “Just Straight White People” To Find Community In Nearby City.

My name is Levi Wade. I am from Harrison, Arkansas. So the town I’m from, Harrison, Arkansas, there’s an active KKK outside of the town. And I remember specifically when I was...

“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...

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