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StoryCorps 423: Sissy

Thursday, April 23, 2015

There's an electrical power plant technology instructor at Wyoming's Casper College who stands out on campus. His name is Sissy Goodwin and he dresses in women's clothing. His wife, Vickie, didn't know he wore women's clothing when they met, but she's stood by him for the past four decades.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 415: Lucky in So Many Ways

Monday, February 23, 2015

Bill Jones, the first single man in California to successfully adopt a child, tells his friend Stu Maddux about his son, Aaron.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 392: Outcast and OK

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Darnell Moore tells his friend Bryan Epps about an incident that shaped his youth.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Fabulous Musical on the Disco Singer and LGBTQ Pioneer Sylvester

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The flamboyant disco singer Sylvester was a pioneer in the LGBTQ community. He is the subject of the new off-Broadway show “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” 

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 380: Don't Sneak

Monday, June 30, 2014

70-year-old Patrick Haggerty tells his daughter, Robin, about the day he first had a conversation with his father about being gay.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 380: Don't Sneak

Monday, June 30, 2014

70-year-old Patrick Haggerty tells his daughter, Robin, about the day he first had a conversation with his father about being gay.

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WNYC News

Pride Parade Goers Applaud Cuomo's Plan to End AIDS Epidemic by 2020

Sunday, June 29, 2014

WNYC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio marched down Fifth Avenue for the Pride parade today. The annual event came on the heels of a Cuomo announcement to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State by 2020.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

'Killer Lesbians' or Victims?

Monday, June 16, 2014

The New York Post headlined their story, "Attack of the Killer Lesbians," but for Renata Hill and her friends, it was a case of self-defense against anti-gay street harassment. Their experience is chronicled in the new film "Out in the Night."

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Schoolbook

A Lawmaker’s Personal Mission: More LGBT-Friendly Schools

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

How a culture war that happened more than two decades ago still reverberates in city schools.

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WNYC News

South Asians Rally Against the Criminalization of Gay Sex in India

Sunday, December 15, 2013

WNYC

New York is among cities across the U.S. participating in what has been deemed a "Global Day of Rage" in response to India’s Supreme Court decision last week that re-criminalizes gay sex.

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Radio Rookies

Battling Homophobia at East Side Community School

Saturday, June 29, 2013

At East Side Community School homophobia isn’t tolerated. Kids say that teasing and bullying are rare and when it does happen, teachers and fellow students get involved to stop it. The school has an active gay-straight alliance club, “Rainbow Bright”, and teachers strive to be inclusive in their curricula and language. But not all schools are so supportive of LGTBQ students and homophobia is everywhere.  Four East Side students want to find out what actually helps homophobic people change their minds to become more accepting.

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Features

Asian American International Film Fest Kicks off in New York

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The festival kicks off on Wednesday night with a screening of "Amigo," a film by the critically acclaimed independent filmmaker John Sayles about the history of the Philippine-American War. This year's festival also features a Lesbian, Gay, Bisxeual, Transgender and Queer cinema night for the first time in its history.

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