Jay and Robert

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

Interview with my girlfriend

I interviewed my girlfriend and one of my oldest friends because I wanted to know a little more about her perspective. Devin and I have been friends for over 15 years and have recently begun a romantic relationship. This interview...

Lauren Madrid & Becky Rodriguez

The struggles of being a gay woman and overcoming hateful experiences theough strength

Vinny Fox & Henry Fox

Vinny knew from an early age they were non-binary. They didn't have the language, but knew that in their conservative city in Georgia, being non-binary meant being ostracized and punished. It wasn't until college that they had any positive gender...

Joan Heminway and Owen Thurber

One Small Step conversation partners Joan Heminway (60) and Owen Thurber (20) discuss activism, disability, feminism, and workplace discrimination.

Stevie Merino & Angela Marith

Stevie talks about the health disparities and racism she's faced and witnessed while working in the healthcare industry when it comes to giving birth and postpartum

Caleb Lawen and Scarlet Pardue

One Small Step partners Caleb Lawen (24) and Scarlet "Scar" Pardue (19) discuss their upbringings, Christianity, and LGBTQ+ issues.

Bestfriend Talk

Learning a little more insight on my best friends beliefs and views in the LGBTQ community.

Donal Godfrey and Leandro Gonzales

Mentor and mentee Fr. Donal Godfrey (64) and Leandro Gonzalez (38) talk about their experiences as openly gay men in the Catholic Church. They reflect on their faith journeys, their lives in San Francisco, and their friendship.

Harold Lewis and Matthew Knox

One Small Step partners Harold Lewis (61) and Matthew "Scott" Knox (48) share stories about their different lived experiences as a Black man growing up in the segregated South and a gay man growing up in the Northeast.

Erika N. and Hugh Murray

One Small Step conversation partners Erika N. (66) and Hugh Murray (81) talk about LGBTQ+ issues, diversity in their lives and value sets, and their shared troubled feelings about lies being pervasive in the US.

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...

Religion, Sexuality, and my Mom.

This is a conversation about my mom(April Hammonds), her religious views, and having a gay son. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and recorded by me, Anthony Lanci, the gay son.

Mason Cohen and Phillip McFarland

Mason Cohen, a high school student, discusses the childhood and childhood experiences for one of his educators, Phillip McFarland (Mr.McFarland).

“I thought you loved me, I thought I’m your own flesh and blood”

The person I interviewed talks about the struggles of coming out/not being straight. (This is not a Ted talk.)

Karen Holmes

Transgender advocate Karen Holmes talks about growing up and her advocacy for transgender young women.