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Gay Man Works Through The Trauma Of Sexual Assault. “I Am A Lot Happier Now That I’ve Done This Work.”

by Nicholas

Gay Man Works Through The Trauma Of Sexual Assault. “I Am A Lot Happier Now That I’ve Done This Work.”

My name is Nicholas and I’m from Orange County, California. So when I was 14, or sophomore year of high school, whichever came first, I came out to my mom first off as a bisexua...

Gay Jamaican Man Escapes Violence And Seeks Asylum In The United States.

by Adrian Miller

Gay Jamaican Man Escapes Violence And Seeks Asylum In The United States.

Hi, my name is Adrian. I am from St. Ann, Jamaica. I spent most of my life growing up with my mom in Jamaica. It was pretty difficult for me because I found out at an early age th...

“I Never Thought About Sexual Violence As Something That Could Be Perpetrated By A Woman.”

by Marissa

“I Never Thought About Sexual Violence As Something That Could Be Perpetrated By A Woman.”

My name is Marissa. I am from Montclair, New Jersey. Growing up as an only child, I sought out older kids and wanted to be taken under their wing. When I was 17, I was a camp coun...

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...

I’m From Georgetown, Guyana.
I’m From Georgetown, Guyana.

I grew up in Guyana, a small English speaking country on the northern coast of the South American continent. The culture in Guyana is an extremely homophobic and misogynistic cult...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Blake Hayes

I’m From Madison, CT – Video Story.

I’m Blake. I’m from Madison, Connecticut, but I live in New York City. And I had read about people being assaulted for being gay, I think we’ve all been called names before,...

Satellite overhead image of Utah from Google Earth 2022

by Austin W.

I’m From Utah.

In all fairness, it has been about six years since my story happened so bare with me if some parts do not have as much detail as others. What’s it about? Well it’s not a happy...

Satellite overhead image of Texas from Google Earth 2022

by Meah

I’m From The Woodlands, TX.

One of the most important events to occur in my short, largely meaningless life is starting a Gay-Straight Alliance at my high school. We’d all suffered enough under the school...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Zachary Clark

I’m From Jacksonville, FL.

“How old are you?” she asked me. “Eighteen.” “You look twelve. Is this your first time at a gay bar, Mr. Eighteen? They can’t hear you, honey.” She pushed the microp...