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Gay Teen Uses Boy Scouts to Help Gay Community (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-04-17-20140416EricSnydersmall.jpgAs a sophomore in high school, Eric Snyder was about to come out. But then he realized the Boy Scouts had a discriminatory policy against gay and bisexual scouts, forcing him to remain in the closet. Even though Eric couldn't be openly gay, he decided that his Eagle Scout project would be.

This Is What Can Happen When Your Family and Church Aren't Accepting of LGBTQ People (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 04.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


Young Woman Explains Why She Identifies as 'Queer' (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 04.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

After she came out as queer to an ex-boyfriend, and later to a childhood friend with whom she led Bible study, both friends responded with support.

'I'll Be Damned If I'm Going to Be Buried a Girl': Gender Transition Inspires HIV-Positive Trans Man to Live (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-03-28-20140326TeoDrakesmall.jpgWhen Teo thought he had nothing else to live for, a therapist reminded him that gender transition was an option.

Coming Out as Queer and Undocumented (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


Gay Man Abandoned Wife and Two Kids -- See How the Wife Responded (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-03-14-20140312RosaManriquezIFD.jpgImagine you have a husband, two infant girls, a house, and a marriage. Then your husband abandons you because he's gay. That's what happened to Rosa Manriquez.

From Homeless to Hopeful: How a Trans Woman of Color Found Her Path (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-03-06-imfromdriftwoodangelalouissmall.pngAngela's story is a message of how important it is for parents to love and support their children, but also how it's never too late to change your life for the better.

79-Year-Old Recalls the Sex Party in Paris That Awoke Her Bisexuality (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


Gay Man Comes Out to Wife and Children, Strengthens Family Unit (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


Meet a Rugby Glamazon! (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

If you hate the whole masc/fem labeling thing, Rudy Flesher's got a story for you. He got the name "Rudy" for being a tough-as-nails, resilient college rugby player, but Rudy later found what could be considered an even tougher passion: dressing in drag.

Richard Socarides, Son of the Founder of Conversion Therapy, on Coming Out to His Dad

Nathan Manske | Posted 06.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

Dr. Charles Socarides didn't just believe that homosexuality could be cured, he was one of the most sought-after therapists for people who wanted to become straight. And for Richard, that hit a little too close to home.

WATCH: Man Recounts Coming Out To His Family After 28-Year Straight Marriage

Nathan Manske | Posted 10.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


LGBTQ Stories: Gay Couple's 4-year (and Counting) Relationship Began 20 Minutes Late

Nathan Manske | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: 24-Year-Old AIDS/LifeCycle Rider Recounts The Night He Found Out He Was HIV-Positive

Nathan Manske | Posted 08.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: Woman Immortalizes Brother Through AIDS/LifeCycle Riders

Nathan Manske | Posted 06.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: AIDS/LifeCycle Participant Recounts When Her Housewife Mom Told Her She Had AIDS

Nathan Manske | Posted 08.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: Native Hawaiian Recalls Queer Life Before Westernization

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: Transgender Man Receives Apology, Respect After 5-Year Wait

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: Gay Conversion Therapy Victim's Recalls Doc Telling His Parents, 'Your Son Is Straight Now'

Nathan Manske | Posted 02.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: Dustin Lance Black Reveals How He Came Out

Nathan Manske | Posted 01.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


True LGBTQ Stories: Houston Mayor Annise Parker's Young and Forbidden Love (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 01.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


True LGBTQ Stories: 'I Remember Seeing The Blood Flowing Out Of His Face': Remembering Prop 8, Three Years Later (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: After Facing Death, Woman Faces Her Own Sexuality

Nathan Manske | Posted 12.27.2011 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: Ann Helfrich Of Pleasantvile, N.J. Reveals When She Knew She Was Gay

Nathan Manske | Posted 12.20.2011 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske


WATCH: Gay Conversion Therapy Victim Shares His Story

Nathan Manske | Posted 12.06.2011 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske