The bar was all there was. The only place we could meet – like Stonewall Inn – that was what we had.

Part 1 of 2 (This interview contains strong language and brief descriptions of sexual acts.) From a young age, Randy Moulder was a victim of sexual abuse and exploitation by neighbors, family members, and his school principal. As a teen,...

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...

“There was this socially isolated, “Bitch”, that I had to be to protect my vulnerable self”.

A 33 year-old artist retells his story of surviving child sexual abuse, and the role the trauma played in his growth & development.

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Willie Nichols and William Smith

William Smith (53) talks with his mother Willie Jean Dangerfield Nichols (74) about her decision to put him up for adoption and finding each other online a year ago. William describes his life growing up, his struggles with depression, and...

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Robynn Reilly and Regina [No Name Given]

One Small Step partners Robynn Reilly [no age given] and Regina [No Name Given] (53) talk about faith, racial issues in the US, and the importance of communicating across difference. They reflect on finding opportunities to discover and rebuild their...

If these people would take five minutes to say hello and get to know me, this old queen’s got some pretty interesting things to say.

Part 2 of 2 (This interview contains strong language and brief descriptions of sexual acts.) From a young age, Randy Moulder was a victim of sexual abuse and exploitation by neighbors, family members, and his school principal. As a teen,...

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Eva Morales and Kimberly Colon

Sisters Eva Morales (42) and Kimberly Colon (34) discuss the sexual abuse Kimberly faced at the hands of their stepfather as a preteen. They talk about the effect it has had on their lives, and what they would want other...

Julie Cordua and Katherine Chon talk about Thorn’s use of technology to address child sexual abuse

In recognition of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Katherine Chon, Director of the Office on Trafficking in Persons at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Julie Cordua, CEO of Thorn, spoke about the evolution of Thorn’s...

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Kim Lewallen and Susan Rapp-von der Lippe

Friends Kim Lewallen (54) and Susan Rapp-von der Lippe (55) share memories of how they started swimming and eventually started competing at the Olympic level. They also discuss how they have continued swimming competitively.