Justine Crane

Had a great chat with participant Justine Crane about growing up in Chicago, her experiences coming out in the 70s, and her life in Portland.

Dr. Imani Woody Macko and Maria Santiago

Dr. Imani Woody (68) relates her life history to Maria Santiago (34). She describes growing up in segregated Washington, D.C.; living through the civil rights movement; her mother's early and preventable death; and reflects on the American race riots of...

We are lovers.

She knew as soon as she saw me. I knew as trust was built. She’s the one. I’m her one.

Veronica (Ronnie) Drantz talks about the picketing of Astro Restaurant for Stonewall OutLoud

Ronnie covers everything from being outed in graduate school and helping to organize 9 day protest outside of the Astro Restaurant in Chicago to her current activism as a physiologist and educator.

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

Heidi Onion for Stonewall OutLoud, Part 2

Heidi tells a last story and reflects on what she’s proud of and what she hopes for the future.

WGS INTERVIEW

We talked about Makayla’s childhood, her sexuality, and her relationship with her parents.

“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.

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...

Miko Thomas: Native American Drag Queen and Activist

Dr Livingston interviews the man behind the queen, Miko Thomas, aka Landa Lakes. Choosing a protest name for his female persona, Miko has sent decades carving paths for future generations. In this interview, Miko talks about life as a child...

thanksgiving interview

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

Part 1: Lesbian life in Dayton, Ohio: Janice James started coming out in Dayton at age 13 in the 1960s. Hear her story of life in Dayton.

Janice James started coming out as a lesbian at age 13 with her first love for a neighbor girl in the 1960s. Since then, she's survived stigma, mental health struggles, intimate partner abuse, a name change and ultimately a life...