Conversation with Yvonne part 2

Interview with Yvonne Ritter about her life as an LGBTQ pioneer, part 2: post-high school years.

One of the most life-changing events happened on that corner. This man cared enough about a street urchin to pick him up off the street.

(This interview contains strong language and brief descriptions of sexual acts.) As a highly-attractive young gay man, Randy quickly fit into the Dallas gay bar scene, found problems with drugs, sex, and prostitution. When he prostituted in front of Dallas...

Why do I like Aquaman instead of Wonder Woman? I didn’t know what was ‘wrong’ with me.

David Radford first had an inkling that he was gay at eight years old. While watching Super Friends, he found himself attracted to Aquaman – not Wonder Woman, like his friends. David discusses the Shreveport gay party scene, Southern Decadence,...

Talking about same-sex families

Cole Donnelly interviews his boss, Monica Cruthirds about family life with parents of the same sex

George McDonald and Sarah Teagarden for Stonewall OutLoud

George tells Sarah about being gay all his life, but only coming out at age 70 (just like Barry Manilow). He describes dating and falling in love with men during his 35 years overseas with Peace Corps and other organizations...

Jim McCarthy – Part 1 – Jim has been a part of Dayton's LGBTQ community since the 1980s and has helped shape and guide it in many ways.

Jim tells the story of his own coming out process and how he has helped shape/guide the Dayton LGBTQ community through important pivotal periods and events since the 1980s, including a protest that led to the ouster of the editor...

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Jerry Albrent and Matthew Haynes

Jerry Albrent (72) interviews his friend Matthew Haynes [no age given], the owner and founder of Club Q, where a mass shooting took place on November 19, 2022. Matthew reflects on how his life journey led him to open a...

Carolyn Davis with Jillian Danto for Stonewall OutLoud

Carolyn tells Jill about growing up on the South and West Sides of Chicago, knowing she was gay at 9 years old, and coming out on the last day of college. She describes her past relationships with women, the strong...

matthew interview

an interview between myself, Dillon, and my good friend Matthew. Matthew is a member of the LGBTQ+ community and works in event coordination.

Identity and Faith: Growing Up Gay in the LDS Church

Tracey Fluegel (55) tells her son Oliver Fluegel-Murray (18) about her young adulthood after growing up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Going into her struggles in discovering her sexuality and identity while in a culture that...

Sarna Marcus

Artist Sarna Marcus talks about life, love and the importance of community for LGBTQ people.

Episcopalian Minister in Savannah

An Episcopalian minister in Georgia shares his experiences and advice for young LGBTQ people.

Queer Dialogue (Dana)

An interview of Dana Vinicoff to be preserved for the years to come.

Jay Sparks

Me and Jay discuss the importance of representing queer women of color in art.

Lucy Elam and Lindsey Scott for Stonewall OutLoud

Lucy tells Lindsey about growing up in Bloomington, Indiana, coming to terms with her sexuality, finding a lesbian community in college, facing discrimination at work, and campaigning for LGBT rights in the workplace. She also asks Lindsey about the concept...

George Garcia and Nathaniel Knize for Stonewall OutLoud

George tells Nathan about growing up in the Philippines, dating, going to gay bars in the Philippines and the U.S., helping his friends and community, and the importance of safe housing for LGBT seniors.

My first LGBT relatives

The story of the first lesbian and trans family members.

Ruthie Myers-Porter Interview about Wife’s Cancer

Danielle Myers-Porter (46) interviews wife Ruth Myers-Porter (41) about their relationship and what it was like when Danielle was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer.

Fred Poland tells the story of how he founded the Dayton Gay Men's Chorus and the journey since then.

Fred Poland started the Dayton Gay Men's Chorus in 2003 and has helped lead the Chorus to become of one of Dayton's most revered cultural/arts organizations. The Chorus has served as refuge and family for its members and helped create...