Category Archives: Personal Stories

HB2 is out of touch

Ever wonder what the “I” in LGBTQIA” means? NBC  news recently published a story that adds yet another dimension to the emerging awareness of the wide spectrum of issues related to sexual orientation and gender. The article follows the story … Continue reading

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Video: Trans People Speak Out

If you don’t know any Trans people in your town, watch this: http://www.transequality.org/about-transgender  

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Her Parents Gave Her a Surprise Coming Out Party

When a New Jersey teenager summoned the courage to tell her parents she was gay, she never expected what they did next — or the massive social media response that would follow. See:    http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/New-Jersey-Teenagers-Parents-Throw-Surprise-Coming-Out-Pride-Party-Rainbow-Theme-385637781.html

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“The one place….”

letter to the New York Times, 6/17/20.  Anderson Cooper said he felt that most LGBT guys felt the same way about gay bars; they were a safe haven—-but no more. To the Editor: I have not had an event move … Continue reading

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Transgender Voices in N.C.

By Jonathan Drew Associated Press Posted May 7, 2016 in Burlington Times News   RALEIGH — A student who’s losing time in the classroom. A mother trying to show strength to her 8-year-old daughter. A reluctant protester led away in … Continue reading

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It’s now the Law….

@PatMcCroryNC It's now the law for me to share a restroom with your wife. #HB2 #trans #NorthCarolina #shameonNC pic.twitter.com/4b4OdmfmeN — JamesParkerSheffield (@JayShef) March 24, 2016

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Boy Scout Eagle Project

From the LGBTQ story archive: I’m Eric Snyder, I’m from Averill Park, NY. I started out in the Cub Scouts program when I was five years old. Like, day 1 in Kindergarten I signed up. Then we went to the … Continue reading

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