Mom and me

I talk to my mother about her childhood, her first love, and the family she has raised.

Diego

Diego came to Durham, NC from Peru as a 15 year old. After taking a feminist studies class and reading It Gets Better he comes out to his family.

The story of an Activist and a Hippie

This is my StoryCorp of me and my grandma. We discussed her involvement in the Hippie Movement and I also came out being gay to her.

Abuelita

we talked about my grandmothers childhood and coming of age.

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,...

Yasmine

a short interview with Yasmine, a young woman that grew up in the Bay Area that had to grow quickly and learn the value of hardwork.

My mom’s big gay journey.

My mom and I talk about her growing up in small town Florida as a gay kid during the 80s and 90s.

Redefining the Norm: Part II

In part one we learned about how Clay changed his school policy on allowing boys to wear makeup. In part two we went more in depth with others reactions to the policing change, the impact of social media and Clay’s...

Revelations in the Heartland – Commemorating Stonewall 50 with Norm Arbo

Back in the day, it often took years for things that happened on the coasts to really impact the Heartland. The coincidences of Norm’s life in 1969, while traveling in Europe (on a trip earned as a reward for serving...

“The hardest person to come out to was myself” Siobhan and Erin interview Anne and Mary

Anne and Mary have been married 30 years. Their niece Siobhan and her wife Erin interview them about their journey coming out to themselves and their families and building their lives together.

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...

thanksgiving interview

this is an interview with my mom about how being a homosexual impacted her life and my grandma was a closeted lesbian.

Interview for English

I interviewed someone I just met in Biology last class.

Interview with my girlfriend

In this interview I decided to interview my girlfriend, who I’ve been friends with for well over a year and been dating for about ten months. Her upbringing was very different from mine, but we still ended up in the...

Active Listening Excercise

My neighbor and I talked about his life growing up and coming out as a gay man. He expressed his struggles with understanding what “gay” actually means and excepting that he is in fact gay.

Harlette’s Coming Out Story

Harlette is a 16 year old girl who comes out December 19th 2016. She shares her struggles and optimistic thoughts with her coming out story. Harlette shares her experiences with people she encounters and how she found out the way...