Sarah Kasman of Shanti OC

Sarah shares how she became involved and eventually led one of the most meaningful HIV and AIDS services organizations in Laguna Beach and Orange County

Revealing Authenticity Through Experience: An Interview with Elizabeth Perez.

In this discussion between a mother and daughter, Christina and Elizabeth Perez discuss the facets of Elizabeth’s life that have shaped her into who she is today. Beginning with her multiple moves as a child and her various exposure to...

Larry Dearmon & Stephen Mills

“One reason I love you so much is you know what I went through and you don’t feel threatened.” Larry Dearmon and Stephen Mills first met during the height of the AIDS epidemic. At StoryCorps, they looked back on the...

"I appreciate God’s Love so much, from day one. It was the care that was always there."

Jack Godby (77) speaks with God's Love We Deliver Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Ronnie Fortunato. Jack was diagnosed with HIV in 1985 and began receiving meals from God's Love in 2002, after having three strokes. Ronnie became his RDN in 2011,...

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Alex Kramer and Len Heath

One Small Step conversation partners Alex Kramer (37) and Len Heath (44) discuss their upbringing, going to see the AIDS quilt and former Presidential candidate John McCain.

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

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Jason Loper and Amy Short

Jason Loper (43) and his friend Amy Short (43) reflect on their many years of friendship and remember when they came out to each other twenty-five years ago.

Part 2: The gay husbands and founders of Dayton's The Rubi Girls and Square One Salon share their journey with helping their community.

Brent Johnson and Josh Stucky have become a powerful force for good in the Dayton Ohio area and beyond. They started their social justice drag troupe in their apartment attic and over the last several years have raised more than...

I look at their children and they are so full of love and empathy and love. My kids are the parents I wish I could have been like.

Activist Deborah Allen talks about organizing ACT UP Shreveport as a single, working mom who also was attending college. She made a living as a hairstylist and sewing gowns for drag queens. After her friend John David was diagnosed with...

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Michael Johnson and Metta Johnson

Mom and son, Metta Johnson (74) and Michael Johnson (41), discuss Metta's life growing up in Georgia, her relationship with her husband Clyde Johnson, and her career as a nurse.

50 Years of Love and Stonewall

Bobby Soletto recounts his experience as a go go dancer at the Stonewall Inn on June 28th 1969 and 50 years of life with his husband.

An Interview of my Grandmother: Life from the 1950s to the 2000s

Makenna Turner interviews her grandmother, Barbara Furlong, about her life from her childhood in the 1950s/60s to her adulthood in the 1970s to 2000s. Barbara recounts her time growing up in Hollywood, California and the influences of the Cold War...

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.

Proud Papa to New Priests

Paulist Fr. Rich Colgan’s ministries have addressed some of the modern era’s most pressing needs. He's journeyed with and buried AIDS patients in the 1980s in New York. He's listened to Catholics reeling from clergy sex abuse in Boston. He...

Finding Meaning in Work and Life: Interview with Kevin Winge
September 12, 2018 App Interview

Interview with Kevin Winge of Minnesota discussing his many years working within the non-profit sector across various issues such as AIDS, HIV, food security, and about what inspires him to continue working.

Surviving A Pendemic

Speaking to a survivor of a previous Pandemic as we live through the current Pandemic.

Jay and Robert

Gay life in the New York City theatre world in the 1980’s and the impact of HIV and AIDS