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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...

Gay Man Learns to Accept Himself After Reaching Low Point. “No Matter What Happens Now, I’m Comfortable With Who I Am.”

by John

Gay Man Learns to Accept Himself After Reaching Low Point. “No Matter What Happens Now, I’m Comfortable With Who I Am.”

My name is John. I’m from Salt Lake City, Utah. One of the first times I encountered anything to do with LGBT+ issues was when I was 10. I was watching the news with my mother, ...

Bisexual Man Breaks Free of Parents’ Expectations: “It’s Important to Remain True to Yourself.”

by Gabe Lopez

Bisexual Man Breaks Free of Parents’ Expectations: “It’s Important to Remain True to Yourself.”

Hi, my name is Gabe Lopez and I’m from Los Angeles, California. I grew up in a pretty traditional Catholic family, and I remember as a kid, when my mom would go shopping for me,...

Traumatic House Fire Experience Leads Genderqueer Person To Accept Themselves: “The More I Go Down this Journey, the Happier I Become.”

by Emmet Hunker

Traumatic House Fire Experience Leads Genderqueer Person To Accept Themselves: “The More I Go Down this Journey, the Happier I Become.”

Hi. My name is Emmet Hunker and I’m from Washington DC. I had just gotten back from my solo travels around the world, and I was sitting on the couch of a friend who I was crashi...

Story Update: Wanda Martinez-Johncox on Accepting Herself, Forgiving Family, and Marrying J.Lo.

by Wanda Martinez-Johncox

Story Update: Wanda Martinez-Johncox on Accepting Herself, Forgiving Family, and Marrying J.Lo.

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Wanda. Before we do, let’s take a look at her story. Wanda: My name is Wanda Martinez-J...

Story Update: Andre J On Defying Gender Constraints & Choosing “Faith Over Fear.”

by Andre J.

Story Update: Andre J On Defying Gender Constraints & Choosing “Faith Over Fear.”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. We’re going to be speaking with Andre, who shared their story with us just over five years ago. But before we do, let’s take a ...

Tolga Discusses Sexuality and Religion “Whatever That Is That Defines You, It’ll Be Better Once You Embrace It.”

by Tolga

Tolga Discusses Sexuality and Religion “Whatever That Is That Defines You, It’ll Be Better Once You Embrace It.”

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Tolga who shared his story with us several years ago, but before we speak with Tolga, let...

Queer Woman Goes Undercover In Prison And Falls in Love.

by Angele Cooper

Queer Woman Goes Undercover In Prison And Falls in Love.

My name’s Angele Cooper. I’m from Los Angeles, California. When I was 25 years old, I had just got out of a really bad breakup. I was going through a lot of depression and dea...

Gay Man Experiences Panic Attacks, Self-Harm And Crippling Depression Before Coming Out.

by Ben Conard

Gay Man Experiences Panic Attacks, Self-Harm And Crippling Depression Before Coming Out.

My name is Ben Conard and I’m from Setauket, New York. In college, I, you know, I was always kind of known as a go-getter and I worked really hard and I involved myself in every...

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