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Gay Man Claps Back At Homophobic Boss. “It’s Been A Delight Working With Everybody Else. But Not You.”

by Barton Jackson

Gay Man Claps Back At Homophobic Boss. “It’s Been A Delight Working With Everybody Else. But Not You.”

My name is Barton Lee Jackson II. I’m from Eagle, Idaho. Idaho is an at-will employment state, so by the same concept that you can leave your job at any point without any justif...

After Humiliating Police Raid, Gay Man Learns To Stand Up For Himself And Others.

by T.J. Mannix

After Humiliating Police Raid, Gay Man Learns To Stand Up For Himself And Others.

My name is T.J. Mannix, I’m from Boca Raton, Florida. I realized once I had an inkling that I was gay, I realized that if I won awards and if I got trophies and if I got honors ...

“I Thought This Was The Women’s Room.” The Challenges of Gender Expression in the Workplace.

by Erika Miguel

“I Thought This Was The Women’s Room.” The Challenges of Gender Expression in the Workplace.

My name is Erika Miguel, and I’m from The Bronx, New York. From age 4 to age 18, I went to catholic school. Every morning at 6am I would put on a button-down, put on my tights, ...

“These White Gay Guys Are Coming To Take All Our Jobs.” Workplace Discrimination In The Mayor’s Office.
“These White Gay Guys Are Coming To Take All Our Jobs.” Workplace Discrimination In The Mayor’s Office.

My name is James Felton Keith. I’m from Detroit Michigan. I moved back home in 2014 to work for the newly elected mayor of Detroit. A few days before I was supposed to start wor...

The Impact of Meeting Harvey Milk: From Marching in A Protest to Making History in the Workforce.

by Ron Huberman

The Impact of Meeting Harvey Milk: From Marching in A Protest to Making History in the Workforce.

I’m Ron Huberman and I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. I first met Harvey Milk when I walked into his camera store on Castro. In the summer of 1975, I was teaching school at tha...

IFD Live: Actor Told To Stop Acting So Tall and So Gay.

by Chris Pappas

IFD Live: Actor Told To Stop Acting So Tall and So Gay.

It’s the first day of school which is musical theater slang for the first day of rehearsal. I am not in a musical, I’m not doing Man of La Mancha or Guys and Dolls, I am cast ...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Mike Triggs

I’m From Laurens, IA.

When I was a candidate for the Iowa Legislature in 1984 there was an out gay Republican, Rich Eychaner, who was also on the ballot who was running for Congress. While knocking on ...

State Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Greg Miraglia

I’m From Santa Rosa, CA.

It felt like a dream. The moon hung full over the island of Hawaii and just before midnight, under a tree in the middle of a grassy knoll, I dropped to one knee and looked up at t...

Satellite overhead image of West Virgina from Google Earth 2022

by Jason Duncan

I’m From Charleston, WV.

I had recently completed a year long course for medical coding and billing. I felt fairly confident. After many applications and interviews, I had landed a good paying job with a ...