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Chicago Drag Queen Suffers Violent Assault & Partial Blindness But Bounces Back “With Love and Positivity.”

by Saya Naomi

Chicago Drag Queen Suffers Violent Assault & Partial Blindness But Bounces Back “With Love and Positivity.”

Hey, I’m Saya Naomi and I am from Chicago, Illinois. So four years ago, my ex and I were having a night and we ended up drinking a lot. Drinking led to us getting annoyed and an...

After Hitting Rock Bottom, Gay Man Adopts A Dog. “I Have A Great Life With An Amazing, Little, Bitchy Dog.”

by Rob Garofalo

After Hitting Rock Bottom, Gay Man Adopts A Dog. “I Have A Great Life With An Amazing, Little, Bitchy Dog.”

Hi. My name’s Rob Garofalo. I’m from Parsippany, New Jersey. I’ve led a pretty charmed life or a life of privilege and then, you know, at about the age of 39 or right before...

After Addiction Ends His Political Career, Gay Man Bounces Back And Finds A New Purpose In Life.

by Aaron Lawlor

After Addiction Ends His Political Career, Gay Man Bounces Back And Finds A New Purpose In Life.

My name is Aaron Lawlor and I’m from Vernon Hills, Illinois. At the age of 21, I was appointed to my local library board. By 23, I was elected president of that board. My career...

Gay Man Confronts Mental Illness, Addiction And His HIV Diagnosis With The Help Of Others. “I Found My Place In The Gay Community.”

by Coleman Goode

Gay Man Confronts Mental Illness, Addiction And His HIV Diagnosis With The Help Of Others. “I Found My Place In The Gay Community.”

So my name is Coleman Goode. I’m from Hallettsville, Texas. When I was 25 years old, I checked myself into a mental hospital because I tried to commit suicide. I, also, at that ...

“I Don’t Want To Die.” How A Gay Man Overcame His Meth Addiction.

by Vernon Magsino

“I Don’t Want To Die.” How A Gay Man Overcame His Meth Addiction.

Hi, I’m Vernon Magsino and I’m from Chicago. I was 15 years old and I was in my sophomore year of high school. I went to a Catholic Jesuit high school. It was one morning, I w...

Satellite overhead image of Pennsylvania from Google Earth 2022

by Jason Cozart

I’m From Pittsburgh, PA.

I can never repay the deeds and downright good will the people in my life blessed me with. It all started back in 2002 on an unseasonably warm evening in Central Pennsylvania. My ...

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I’m From Champaign, IL.

Born at the tale end of the baby boom, I came of age in Champaign, Illinois. That was where I finally surrendered to reality and sought recovery through a twelve step fellowship. ...