“Your Son Is Being Seen Around Town With Known Homosexuals.” Gay Life From The Sixties To Today.

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“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 country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ older adults. Learn more about the program here.   Michael Anastasio’s 8 Video Stories …

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Love, Humor and Betty Boop: How One Man’s Struggle With AIDS Inspired An Ally.

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My name is Janet Hart and I’m from San Francisco. I grew up within the gay community. My mom came out when I was about 5 years old. My sister was probably about a year old. And that’s about the time obviously my parents divorced. There was a time when …

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“Ian McKellen Would Be Proud” Of Teacher Coming Out To Students On The First Day Of Class.

Adam Sandel

My name is Adam Sandel and I’m originally from Hopkins, Minnesota. When I moved to San Francisco in 2001 when I was officially coming out as a gay man, I didn’t know anyone but I just wanted to figure out a way to get to know what was going on …

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The Impact of Meeting Harvey Milk: From Marching in A Protest to Making History in the Workforce.

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I’m Ron Huberman and I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. I first met Harvey Milk when I walked into his camera store on Castro. In the summer of 1975, I was teaching school at that time and I had the summers off, and I decided I would go cross-country. Joining me was …

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“We Didn’t Do It For Other People. We Did It For Ourselves.” Polyamorous Relationship Lasts 46 Years.

Bob-Lanning

My name is Bob Lanning and I’m from Altoona, Washington. Don and I met in San Francisco, October 1966. And we met at the Missouri Mule, and I heard him order a drink at the bar and he told them he wanted a Manhattan. And I said to my friend, …

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Gay, Closeted, and Heartbroken in Morocco.

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My name is Anthony Mercurio and I’m from San Francisco. In 2009 I studied abroad and lived in Morocco, studying Arabic. I came out of the closet when I was very young, I was 15. Out and proud and pretty loud about it. I grew up in, I was lucky …

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