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Trans Woman Comes Out To Colleagues, Who Welcome Her With Open Arms.

by Jessica Soukup

Trans Woman Comes Out To Colleagues, Who Welcome Her With Open Arms.

Hi, my name is Jessica Soukup. I’m from Austin, Texas. I currently work at Texas State University. I’ve been here now for 11 years. About five years ago, I came to a revelatio...

Remembering Life Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: “I Don’t Got Time For This. I’m Not Going To Hide It.”

by George Agundez

Remembering Life Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: “I Don’t Got Time For This. I’m Not Going To Hide It.”

My name is George Agundez. I am from Calexico, California. Growing up, you know, I used to go to church and I would enjoy going to church. But there was always that time where I w...

Inspired By Ex, Gay Journalist Finds Courage To Call Out Producers For Ignoring Gay Issues.

by Alan Conter

Inspired By Ex, Gay Journalist Finds Courage To Call Out Producers For Ignoring Gay Issues.

I’m Alan Conter and I’m from Montreal. In 1972, when I was 17, I was a student at McGill University and unsure of my sexuality. One day, I went to an audition for a play calle...

Trans Man’s Supportive Workplace “Was Just Life-Changing For Me.”

by Danny Terrero

Trans Man’s Supportive Workplace “Was Just Life-Changing For Me.”

My name is Danny Terrero and I’m from Bronx, New York. In 2012, I decided to begin my physical transition from female to male. I was very scared. I was in a very conservative sc...

Boss To New Employee: “It’s Been Brought To My Attention That You’re A Lesbian.”

by Ingrid Galvez-Thorp

Boss To New Employee: “It’s Been Brought To My Attention That You’re A Lesbian.”

My name is Ingrid Galvez-Thorp and I’m originally from New Rochelle, New York. Leading up to the ‘96 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, I found out at my job that there was opportuni...

“If You Can’t Be Your True Self [At Work], Maybe That’s Not The Right Employer.”

by Michael Cox

“If You Can’t Be Your True Self [At Work], Maybe That’s Not The Right Employer.”

I’m Michael Cox, I’m from Harlan, Kentucky. So one time, I was on a flight sitting next to a person who was clearly a businessman, dressed in a suit, salt and pepper hair, muc...

Gender Non-Binary Person “Got The Butterflies” From A Simple Work Document.

by Jae Ratio

Gender Non-Binary Person “Got The Butterflies” From A Simple Work Document.

So my name is Jae Ratio and I’m born in Boulder City, Nevada. As a six, seven-year old, I don’t really know the specific age, I was living the trailer park and it was just me ...

IFD Archives: “Heterosexual, Transgender, Lesbian” Provides Hope to Young People.

by Amanda

IFD Archives: “Heterosexual, Transgender, Lesbian” Provides Hope to Young People.

My name is Amanda and I’m from Cazenovia, New York, small little town outside Syracuse, New York. When I first came to SAGE, which is an organization for elder LGBT, when I was ...