Bob Hudson and Timothy Kocher-Hillmer

Bob Hudson (60) and One Small Step partner, Timothy Kocher-Hillmer (58), discuss what it was for them growing up while feeling different and uncool, yet passionate about learning. Both discuss discovering sexuality and discovering their privilege/power from two different perspectives...

Reflections on Coming Out as an African-American Gay Male

"In high school I tried to date girls, but in the back of my mind I knew I didn't want anything more than friendship from them."

Jo Ann Graham and Kathleen Brophy

One Small Step partners, Jo Ann Graham (71) and Kathleen "Kathy" Brophy (58), discuss their upbringing and relationship with their families. They talk about sexuality, gender expression, and religion.

Randy Ham and Anthony Lower

Two best friends, Anthony Lower (56) and Randy Ham (48) remember how they were brought together over Teen Titan comic books and Stevie Nicks in a fun and magical conversation.

Martin Navarro and Raegan Baker

One Small Step conversation partners Martin Navarro (60) and Raegan Baker (48) discuss the effect of labels we put on people, acceptance of ourselves and each other, the importance of voting and communication and how food is a great connector.

J. Diego Zarazúa and Maria Davis

Los compañeros de conversación de One Small Step, J. Diego Zarazúa (32 años) y María Davis (50), hablan de su educación, la inmigración, sus primeros años en México y la política. [One Small Step partners J. Diego Zarazúa (32) and...

Mary Dockerty and Todd Dockerty

Todd Dockerty (47) has a conversation with his mother Mary Dockerty (76) that reflects on his coming-out story in a Christian conservative family.

Colin Hosten and Erica Hartwell

Erica Hartwell (37) talks with friend and colleague Colin Hosten (39) about his youth in Trinidad and Tobago, to include the depression that affected him as a result of not knowing he could live openly as a gay person.

Daniel Baughn and Marissa Kanz

Marissa Kanz (38) talks with her ex-husband, Daniel Baughn (40), about their friendship, courtship, marriage and divorce. They talk about their shared spiritual faith, their six-year-old daughter and Daniel Baugh's coming out after they were married. They then talk about...

I Feel Unique and Perfect

Coming out in my country was not easy. I have come through as a confident and happy young man.