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...

Generations of Pride

Playwright Barbara Kahn speaks to friend and fellow writer Vanda about connecting with her Lesbian identity and working as a playwright in what was primarily a segregated field for Gays and Lesbians outside of New York City.

Ancestry DNA Gave My Mother a New Family

When most people order a DNA test kit, they expect to find that they are less Irish than their family claimed to be. My mother, on the other hand, accidentally uncovered her biological father and discovered a new Jewish identity.

Honors College interview of Rabbi Victor

Rabbi Victor discusses the intersection and intertwining of gay and Jewish identities in his life.

Interview About My Jewish Heritage

Through an interview with my Grandpa, I learn about where my family came from. My grandpa talks about moving from Hoboken, NJ to a chicken farm in Central New Jersey and how he was a first generation college student.

Sidney Fiarman

We talked about my father’s experience as the child of Jewish immigrants who escaped World War II. He described growing up in an all-immigrant neighborhood in the Bronx in the 1930s.

Uncle Scott Interview on father Eric Roos

Uncle Scott’s opinion on his father’s story and upbringing in Germany. Then moving to the US and becoming a soldier.