Fancy from Delancey

Steve discusses his journey from his youth on New York’s Lower East Side to owning a popular store with his partner in Cherry Grove on Fire Island. Steve reflects back on all that impacted his life, loves and important friendships.

Don Kao for Stonewall OutLoud

Don Kao remembers growing up, attending college in Madison, WI, and realizing he was attracted to other men.

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.

Don Mccoy- a life of laughter and kindness

Don's life began in rural Louisiana. Before he was 25 years old, he had traveled the US and settled in New York City where he finally reaized what it felt like to be completely free to be himself. He has...

The Gentle Giant: Advocate of Human Rights

6'6" Cedric Murphy is a gentle giant with genuine love and affection for all of those around him. Listen as Cedric reflects on his life, as well as his ongoing mission: be an advocate for LGBTIQA+ individuals, civil rights, &...

The gay husbands and founders of Dayton's The Rubi Girls and Square One Salon share their coming out story and starting The Rubi Girls

From humble beginnings and prior careers, Josh Stucky and Brent Johnson have become one of Dayton Ohio's "power" couples. They have built a business and become a force for community development, change and charity.

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.

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.

Young gay African-American Ken Smith: his lesbian grandmother gave him important advice: "You do You!"

Ken Smith, a young gay African-American man from Dayton, Ohio, started coming out in the 1990s. His openly lesbian grandmother Grace (Thornton) Vaughn, gave him some important advice from 20 years earlier: "You do You!" Grace sued to marry her...