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Story Update: Mathias Oliver —“I Learned To Become What I Want To See In The World.”
Story Update: Mathias Oliver —“I Learned To Become What I Want To See In The World.”

Nathan: All right. Welcome to this week’s story update. This week, we are speaking with Mathias Oliver, who we filmed and Spokane, Washington all the way back in –  it was th...

First Graders Rush To The Defense of Mom’s Trans Daughter: “These Kids Are Incredible. We’re Gonna Be Okay.”

by Marcella Andrews

First Graders Rush To The Defense of Mom’s Trans Daughter: “These Kids Are Incredible. We’re Gonna Be Okay.”

I am Marcella Andrews and I am from Madison, Wisconsin. I grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and went to high school there. I have a distinct memory in high school of being in the ha...

“This Is What I Have To Do To Fit In.” Bisexual Woman Goes To Great Lengths For Acceptance.

by Amelia Meigs

“This Is What I Have To Do To Fit In.” Bisexual Woman Goes To Great Lengths For Acceptance.

So I’m Amelia Meigs. I’m from Issaquah – the Seattle area of Washington. I was in grad school. I had just transferred to a new school in Saint Louis and I had never really b...

“I Was Actually Being Honest With Myself For The First Time.” Gay Man Comes Out To Wife And Kids.

by Markus Boos

“I Was Actually Being Honest With Myself For The First Time.” Gay Man Comes Out To Wife And Kids.

My name is Markus Boos and I am from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. I had been married to a woman for 10 years and we had twin boys and a dog. When we first came to Seattle, during t...

“Are The Cats Gay, Too?” Queer Woman Comes Out To Mother With A Little Help From Her Feline Friends.

by Sho Barksdale

“Are The Cats Gay, Too?” Queer Woman Comes Out To Mother With A Little Help From Her Feline Friends.

My name is Sho Barksdale. I am from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Animals have always been a big part of my family’s life. Growing up, I’ve had cats, dogs, hamsters, rats, snapping ...

“Try To Own The Narrative.” Gay Man’s Long Path To Healing After Statutory Rape By His Mentor.

by Ben

“Try To Own The Narrative.” Gay Man’s Long Path To Healing After Statutory Rape By His Mentor.

I’m Ben. I’m from Seattle, Washington. I knew I was gay from about the age of 12 or so and by the time I was 17, I was getting ready to come out. So, there was an AIDS service...

“I’ve Been Helped By So Many People On My Journey To Womanhood.”

by Stefanie Clark

“I’ve Been Helped By So Many People On My Journey To Womanhood.”

“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 countDressing Up In Mother’s Clothes As A Child: “I Knew I Could Be The Woman That I Wanted To Be.” I was born in 1943. I was the younger son in a Catholic family – I had an ol...

After Hiring Musician, Church Removes His Piano From Pulpit Because He’s Gay

by David Raleigh

After Hiring Musician, Church Removes His Piano From Pulpit Because He’s Gay

Hi, my name is David Raleigh and I’m from Seattle, Washington, where I grew up in a very unique situation. My mom was a very religious woman, and she, when I was 4 years old, sh...

Teaching Mom About STIs and How To Use A Condom

by Christa Orth

Teaching Mom About STIs and How To Use A Condom

I’m Christa Orth and I’m from Bothell, Washington. I grew up as a teenager there in the early 90s and I grew up Catholic so I’d go to church every Sunday with my parents. Be...

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