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“You’re Losing Yourself In This Bullshit.” Mom’s Tough Love Convo Snaps Gay Son Out Of Superficial Life.

by Liam King

“You’re Losing Yourself In This Bullshit.” Mom’s Tough Love Convo Snaps Gay Son Out Of Superficial Life.

Hi, my name is Liam King. I’m from Bar Harbor, Maine. It all kind of started with my mother’s reinforcement of me as a child and before I understood the social constructs of w...

Trans Man’s Father Goes From Apprehensive to Ally: “I Know That My Dad Is In My Corner.”

by Grey Pierce

Trans Man’s Father Goes From Apprehensive to Ally: “I Know That My Dad Is In My Corner.”

Hi, I’m Grey Pierce. I’m from Rehrersburg, Pennsylvania. So I was in my last quarter of my freshman year at Oberlin College and I was taking my exams. Since I had been living ...

How One Person, In the Wake of Their Own HIV Diagnosis, Came to Save the Life of Another. “I Like to Call It a Dark Blessing.”

by Dimitri Moïse

How One Person, In the Wake of Their Own HIV Diagnosis, Came to Save the Life of Another. “I Like to Call It a Dark Blessing.”

My name is Demitri Moïse and I am from Queens, New York. So back in 2018, I was diagnosed with HIV. It was one of the hardest things I think I’ve ever had to hear. It was a hug...

Story Update: Tom Wicker On Mental Health, Self-Care & The State Of Theater During Coronavirus.

by Tom Wicker

Story Update: Tom Wicker On Mental Health, Self-Care & The State Of Theater During Coronavirus.

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Tom Wicker, who is all the way over in the UK. But before we speak to Tom, let’s take a ...

“We Never Know What Life Has In Store For Us.” Gay Man Details Journey From Small Town France To Grand Wedding In Paris.

by Romain Goubet

“We Never Know What Life Has In Store For Us.” Gay Man Details Journey From Small Town France To Grand Wedding In Paris.

*Scroll down for English transcript.   Je m’appelle Romain Goubet ; je viens de Saint-Quentin en France. J’ai grandi dans cette petite ville de Picardie dans les années ...

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 ...

Gay Lawyer Embraces His Identity In The Workplace And Thrives.

by Patrick Opdyke

Gay Lawyer Embraces His Identity In The Workplace And Thrives.

I’m Patrick Opdyke and I’m from New York, New York. I went to college at Georgetown in Washington, DC. So at the time that I joined the rugby team, I was out but I wasn’t ne...

Texas Drag Queen’s Parents Evolve From “You’re Going To Hell” To “Being Presidents Of My Fan Club.”

by Timothy Byars

Texas Drag Queen’s Parents Evolve From “You’re Going To Hell” To “Being Presidents Of My Fan Club.”

My name is Timothy Byars. I’m from Wichita Falls, Texas. Every time the church doors were open, we were there. My granny was – played the piano every Sunday and Wednesday. My ...

From Kentucky Farm To Chicago Charm: One Trans Woman’s Whirlwind Journey.

by Gloria Allen

From Kentucky Farm To Chicago Charm: One Trans Woman’s Whirlwind Journey.

“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 countGrowing Up On A Farm In Kentucky: “I Didn’t Know Anything About Being Different.” I was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We lived on a farm and we all lived together. It was...

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