The Story of Linda Margaret

A fun drive down memory lane with Mom/Linda Margaret. A fascinating exploration into the events and people helped shape her life and personality.

My Dads Time as a Prison Counselor

Scout Kuehn wantend to know more about her dads time as a counselor in a prison. After the interview she knows a lot more about him and is proud to call him dad.

The Superhero Origin Story of the Chicago Full Moon Jam

Chicago Full Moon Jam founder Liz Breen Campanella and former FMJ organizer and board member Michi Trota talk about their love of art and fire, nurturing a vibrant community of performers, musicians, and volunteers, and the evolution of the FMJ...

Learning about Grandparents

I interview my dad about his parents and what his and their lives were like in Chicago.

Growing Up in a Blended Family with Interviewee Ashley Bolton and Interviewer Lenae Brown
September 12, 2019 App Interview

On September 12, 2019 in Chicago, IL, Ashley Bolton sat down with Lenae Brown and discussed her experience with growing up in a blended family. The 24 year old female spoke about the challenges of having step and half siblings,...

Interview with Dad – September 2019

My father was diagnosed with stage 4 bile duct cancer in April 2019. We took a trip to NYC to check off items on his bucket list and knowing this is the last trip we would take, I wanted to...

My dad’s parenting journey

My dad talking about his journey through a path called parenting

Into the Mind of a Young Man, Phillip Cruz

Interviewing my boyfriend on his life growing up and events that shaped him into being a great person. What it was like living in Chicago’s suburbs. How childhood can shape a person.

Interview w/Iza

Learning more about the fascinating Izabella 🙂

Theodore Johnson, a father who was a clarinetist

This is an interview of Theodore Johnson, formerly of the Cleveland Orchestra, by his son.

Dad Interview

I asked questions on his early life and his overall life/wisdom.

Reflections of my grandmother on her 89th birthday

My grandmother recounts traveling on the train with her sister by themselves when they were 8 and 9-years-old in the late 1930s; going to college and living in Alberta, Canada; and working at an advertising agency in the 1950s in...

Uncle Lou

My Uncle Lou grew up in the 40’s on the South Side of Chicago and was a school teacher for Chicago Public schools. This is a brief account of his childhood and pieces of his career as told by him.

Us during Stonewall and after…

The photo featured here is from 1992, our first year together. When Stonewall happened, neither of us knew. We became a couple in Chicago 23 years later. The chorus of CeCe Peniston’s “Finally,” a tune that was popular during our...

Julie Kaufman and Beth Wright for Stonewall OutLoud

Beth and Julie tell Karen about falling in love at Oberlin College, moving to California and later Chicago for graduate school, finding a welcoming Episcopalian church, having a ceremony, beginning their journey to have children during the AIDS epidemic, becoming...

Harold Kooden PhD for Stonewall Outloud (Part 1)

One of the first openly gay psychologists in the country, who helped to create the first network of LGBT health professionals and mobilize the gay community during the AIDS crisis.

interview with anup rimal

I asked my father about his hardships about coming to america, like leaving his family and dealing with money issues. After many years of struggling he’s successful today!