Faith's Story: I Am Transgender

In honor of International Trans Awareness Week, I asked Twitter follower Faith from North Carolina three questions:

1.  At what age did you start living your truth?

Faith:  I tried to come out at 27 but it didn't work

Samantha's Story: I Am Transgender

I'm Samantha, from the UK, a Happily Married Trans Woman & Mother. 

It took me far too much of my life realize that the only person holding me back from being my true self, was me...In fact, I was…

Brody Ray's Story: America's Got Talent

Born in the small town of Kearney, Nebraska, Brody Ray knew he wasn’t like everyone else at the age of 3.  He says, “As I started to figure out what made boys and girls different, I realized I wasn’t connecting…

Gary's Story: GLOWS

I called Gary on a Friday morning, and he chatted with me from his home in Lake Conway, Florida; which is located on the same street as the former Pulse Nightclub.  He tells me the site is being made into…

Karen's Story: I Am A Queer DACA Recipient

My name is Karen Fierro, I am twenty-two years old, I am queer, undocumented, and unashamed. I currently serve as the Community Assistant at the Tacoma Rainbow Center, a local LGBTQ resource center in Pierce County, Washington. I benefit from…

Maurice's Story: I Am A Transgender Soldier

President Trump says that Transgender people serving in the military will distract the force from fighting and winning wars. He says people like me are a burden that harms readiness. Let’s be clear, the only thing that will ensure success…

Dan's Story: Just Call Me Dan

(Written by Tanya Witt for Center Action Network) 

Dan and I met through mutual friends in 2014. Quiet, gentle, intelligent, with a dry sense of humor; Dan is firmly embedded within the Long Beach LGBTQ community and loved by…

Robert's Story: I Came Out Later In Life...In Nebraska

I've lived a large part of my life looking for community, for a sense of belonging and wanting to be a part of something bigger than myself.  I was an Asian orphan, adopted during the years following the Korean Conflict…