Stories

When I Grow Up, I Want to Work in Sports
Name: Spencer Barnes Pronouns: He/Him Instagram: bigspencedawg After entering college confidently knowing that I wanted to work in “sports” and graduating four years later with few details as to exactly what that meant, it took another year or two to fully realize that...
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Why Me? Why Not Me.
Name: Molly Oldham Pronouns: She/her Instagram: Molly.Oldham Six days before moving to my dream school, the University of North Carolina Greensboro to be a Musical Theater Major, I had a horrible migraine and was laying in the Emergency Room. I had been ill...
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Q&A With David Clark-Sally
Name: David Clark-Sally Pronouns: He/Him Instagram: davidclarksally Tell us a little bit about you and your family. My husband Matt + I are raising our 2 girls (from Matt’s first marriage), and are excitedly expecting our first child together — ANOTHER GIRL! We also have...
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I'm coming out
Name: Ailani Valleau Pronouns: She/Her but questioning Instagram: sora._.thesimp I have the vaguest memory of me being a kid and asking my mother ‘Is it ok to like girls?’ and she replied ‘You’re too young to know’ I just accepted that. As I...
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Dear Stranger
Name: Carly Campbell Pronouns: She/Her Instagram: carlyelizabethcampbell_ Dear Stranger, Strangers stare at my girlfriend and I in public. Strangers and I catch eyes as she and I hold hands. A quick glance as I play with her hair, foolish to think their head...
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