Harold Kooden PhD for Stonewall Outloud (Part 1)

One of the first openly gay psychologists in the country, who helped to create the first network of LGBT health professionals and mobilize the gay community during the AIDS crisis.

Mike Roche with Samuel Snodgrass for Stonewall OutLoud

Mike tells Sam about growing up Irish Catholic in Detroit, training to be a priest, coming to terms with his sexuality while in the church, and leading Dignity Detroit (a group for gay Catholics) in the early 70s. Mike describes...

Dandelion

Imagine a world where it was weird to be straight. Women and women, man and man, women and man, it didn’t matter the pair, anyone could have a child. It just happened to be that pairs of the same sex...

John Michael Strange- A rich life revealed with love and empathy

Before there was social media, the LGBTQ community found our heroes and leaders in very few places that were public. We were (and still are) a local community that cling to each other for support and family. One of those...

I look at their children and they are so full of love and empathy and love. My kids are the parents I wish I could have been like.

Activist Deborah Allen talks about organizing ACT UP Shreveport as a single, working mom who also was attending college. She made a living as a hairstylist and sewing gowns for drag queens. After her friend John David was diagnosed with...

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,...

I, Me, She, Her

A moment inside the life of a Queen.

My first LGBT relatives

The story of the first lesbian and trans family members.

Through Fan-fiction I Discovered My Sexuality

As a young kid, I found myself reading stories online to keep me busy. Especially fan fictions, and it was through these stories that I discovered who I am.

Buddy and Shadi Talk LGBTQ History

Buddy and Shadi talk about their histories with family and activism in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Fred Poland tells the story of how he founded the Dayton Gay Men's Chorus and the journey since then.

Fred Poland started the Dayton Gay Men's Chorus in 2003 and has helped lead the Chorus to become of one of Dayton's most revered cultural/arts organizations. The Chorus has served as refuge and family for its members and helped create...

Interview with Ray Rudolph part 1

I interview Ray Rudolph on LGBT history in San Francisco and talk about my own experiences with the LGBT community

Janice Thom and Reese Rathjen for Stonewall OutLoud

Janice Thom (63) tells Reese Rathjen about growing up in a family who was committed to civil rights, working on the New York pride parade, and the work Janice did around HIV advocacy.

PRIDE In All Who Served: Reducing Healthcare Disparities for LGBT Veterans

"PRIDE In All Who Served" is a ten-week health education group designed to address the unique care needs of LGBT Veterans. Developed at the Hampton VA in 2016, the group provides a safe place to discuss identity and relevant healthcare...

The history of my dad

In this interview conducted in Lafayette Colorado on May 20th, 2019, Annabel Stewart interviews her dad about the impacts of growing up in bible-belt Texas and a sheltered political climate. His small high school and limited social circles influenced the...

Barbara Fiebig Bennett Interview

Barbara talks about her experience working in hospitals where gender confirmation surgery was conducted, developing community, and advice for young queer people

It’s ok to be Bisexual

I talked with Melissa about coming out as bisexual to her mom, and how her experiences have shaped who she is.

The Beauty of a Rainbow

Kelley talks about what it was like for her growing up gay and the hardships and triumphs she has experienced since coming out.

My dad and LGBT

This is a interview with my dad talking about his history with LGBT rights and the legal battles.

"I came back to visit you specifically"

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2019 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Al Ziegler interviews his teacher and mentor Matt Guenther(52) and Matt's husband, Greg Ferree(51). The couple shares about fond college memories together, their friendship before they...