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‘Tomboy’ Renee recalls shopping trip to ‘The Gap’ to fix gender

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Renee Herndon
Renee was a "tomboy" as long as they can remember. As a teenager, Renee was part of an all-girls youth group, and was asked to represent the group at a pageant weekend. Part of that involved wearing a gown. [...]

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Lesbian discovers the gender and racial divide in the LGBTQ community

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Femi Redwood
Femi Redwood of Milton, Del., grew up in an environment that was accepting of both her sexuality and her race, despite the fact that she was one of the few minorities in town. [...]

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Transgender man comes out to girlfriend: ‘I’m going to start transitioning now’

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Mitch Kellaway
Like many couples, Mitch and Jocelyn met on an online dating site. There was only one difference: Mitch was still presenting as a lesbian, having buried his transgender identity when he was 17. [...]

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A teen’s genderqueer expression leads to empowerment

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Jacob Tobia
For some people, like Jacob Tobia, choosing between "male" and "female" is too restricting. Gender, as Jacob learned at a conference while in high school, should be more fun than that. [...]

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‘This is my boyfriend’ – 5-year-old falls in love with Hercules

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Alexander Zuccaro
Alexander first realized he was gay at 5 years old thanks to a Hercules pillow set, a secret comfort he could turn to when he couldn't explain himself to his friends at school. The pillow was his "boyfriend," he says, and made the perfect companion. [...]

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Gay trio’s polyamorous relationship lasts four decades

Sunday, February 1, 2015
Bob Lanning
The idea of a polyamorous relationship is probably shocking to a lot of people, but for Bob Lanning and his partner Don, who was often away for his job as an airline pilot, it was just the right thing to do. [...]

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Racism or just preference? ‘You’re really sweet, I’m just not into black guys’

Sunday, January 4, 2015
Nelson Moses Lassiter
Nelson Moses Lassiter was excited about coming to terms with his sexuality. He imagined that, upon venturing out into the gay scene, he'd encounter a world more accepting than the one he was used to. [...]

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A barbershop experience begins a new chapter in the life of a transgender man

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Charlie Poulson
Following his transition, Charlie Poulson worried about "passing" as a man, and knew his concern would be put to the test in what is arguably a typical masculine setting: the barbershop. [...]

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Aunt Marianne: When is it going to be okay to call you ‘Albert the Faggot’?

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Albert Eisenberg
Overall, Albert Eisenberg had a pretty great coming out experience and was given lots of support by his family and friends. There were two experiences he had, though, that show that there's still a lot of progress that needs to happen in terms of LGBTQ acceptance and understanding. [...]

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‘Surprise!’ Abby comes out to her 90-year-old grandfather

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Abby Fink
Abby Fink has always been close to her 90-year-old grandpa. As she began to get older, he started to become a bit more inquisitive about her personal life, making it slightly uncomfortable, since she wasn't out to him. [...]

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