06/03/2014 12:19 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

StoryCorps Takes On Its First LGBT Project

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For today’s LBGTQ youth, it may be difficult to imagine a time where the Gay Rights movement wasn’t traveling with EZ-Pass. But just under 50 years ago, gays faced a long struggle just to rise above the discrimination and needless suffering of the pre-Stonewall era. Now the stories of those early heroes on the frontlines of history will be told. StoryCorps, an independent nonprofit oral history project, is set to unveil OutLoud, a three-year initiative dedicated to recording LGBTQ voices across America.

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