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Kicked Out By His Mom, Queer High School Student Uses Newfound “Alone Time” To Explore His Sexuality.

by Darren Mallett

Kicked Out By His Mom, Queer High School Student Uses Newfound “Alone Time” To Explore His Sexuality.

My name is Darren Mallett. I am from East Flatbush, Brooklyn. My mother and I moved from Brooklyn to Tampa, Florida to escape New York. We lived in a one bedroom apartment, so I c...

Transgender Man Has Life-Changing Epiphany Reading College Syllabus: “There Really Is A Place For People Like Me In Society.”

by Brandon Beck

Transgender Man Has Life-Changing Epiphany Reading College Syllabus: “There Really Is A Place For People Like Me In Society.”

I’m Brandon Beck and I’m from San Marcos, Texas. When I was a small child I was very happy. I thought of myself as a boy when I was little and no adults ever questioned that w...

Dancing In His Underwear for the Garbage Man, Noah Embraced Queerness and Sexuality Since Childhood

by Noah Michelson

Dancing In His Underwear for the Garbage Man, Noah Embraced Queerness and Sexuality Since Childhood

I’m Noah Michelson and I’m from Racine, Wisconsin, which is a good place to go home to now but not a great place to grow up if you’re queer and especially in the 80s. And I ...

Google Earth Satellite Image of UK

by Neil

I’m From Birmingham, West Midlands, UK.

The words of my mother stayed with me for a long time. “I don’t want a bent son” she had said when I was twelve years old. She wasn’t referring to me, much to my relief at...

Canada Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Melissa Anderson

I’m From Cedar, BC, Canada.

Last fall, I discovered that I am sexually attracted to women. Let me tell you, it came as a bit of a shock to me. I am 28 years old. I have been serious about dating men since I ...

We’re From Bloomington, IN – Video Story

by Julia and Melissa

We’re From Bloomington, IN – Video Story

Today’s Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can read about the adventure we had and some of the stories we collected. If you hav...

Google Earth Satellite Image of UK

by Thomas Wicker

I’m From Lewes, East Sussex, UK.

It was one of those endless, sunny afternoons that disappear when you get older. I was nine years old and on the cusp, not of adolescence, but of being able to play in the ‘Big ...

I’m From Chicago, IL – Video Story.

by Zack Rosen

I’m From Chicago, IL – Video Story.

Today’s Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can follow us on our adventure. Today’s storyteller is Zack Rosen, the free spiritMy name is Zack Rosen. I come from Chicago, Illinois. I do of all things want to start out by showing you guys this tattoo. A lot of people see this pretty much every day. Most pe...

I’m From Honolulu, HI – Video Story.
I’m From Honolulu, HI – Video Story.

Today’s Video Story was collected on the 50-state Story Tour. Check out the blog where you can follow us on our adventure. If you haven’t submitted a story yet to IFD, or ifI’m from Hawaii, and it took me about 40 years to become a lesbian. I always knew I was attracted to girls but didn’t know what that meant or what that was and had never actua...

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