Top 10 Most Inspiring Stories Of LGBTQ People Living Out Loud

1. I Now Pronounce You Best Friends

In this episode of the podcast, Lisa Combest and her ex-husband, James Hanson-Brown, talk about how their marriage ended.To hear more stories visit http://storycorps.org/listen. If you'd like to write to participants you can do so at podcast@storycorps.org. To make a donation visit http://www.storycorps.org/donate.

2. You and Me and the Moon

In this episode of the podcast, Chris Whitney tells his friend Erin Kuka about being diagnosed HIV positive early on in the AIDS crisis. To hear more stories visit http://storycorps.org/listen. If you'd like to write to participants you can do so at podcast@storycorps.org. To make a donation visit http://www.storycorps.org/donate.

3. Telling All

Today on the podcast -- a story relating to the recent Senate debate around gay men and women serving in the military.Kendall Bailey became a U.S. Marine in 2001, but when one of his fellow officers discovered he was gay five years later, he was discharged from the military. Here Kendall talks to his friend Don Davis about his dismissal under the policy of

4. Becoming a Family

Bryan Wilmoth tells his younger brother, Michael, about being kicked out of the house because he is gay.

5. Love Spoken Here

Samuel Taylor tells his mom, Connie Casey, about being in "ex-gay" conversion therapy as a teenager.

6. A Perfect Fit

John Curtis talks to his son John Wikiera, who he adopted as a baby from Vietnam.

7. Who I'm Supposed To Be

In this episode of the podcast, Nathan Hoskins tells his friend Sally Evans how his family first learned that he was gay.To hear more stories visit http://storycorps.org/listen. If you'd like to write to participants you can do so at podcast@storycorps.org. To make a donation visit http://www.storycorps.org/donate.

8. A Suit That Fits

In this episode of the podcast we'll hear from David Wilson, a plaintiff in the 2004 court decision that legalized same sex marriage in Massachusetts. Here, he talks about the events in his life that led him to that moment.To hear more stories visit http://storycorps.org/listen. If you'd like to write to participants you can do so at podcast@storycorps.org. To make a donation visit http://www.storycorps.org/donate.

9. When Mom Became a Man

Scott and Les GrantSmith, married 25 years, talk about how Les' decision to transition from female to male affected their marriage. Les also interviewed his daughters, Thea and Amanda. To hear more stories visit http://storycorps.org/listen. If you'd like to write to participants you can do so at podcast@storycorps.org. To make a donation visit http://www.storycorps.org/donate.

10. Walk in Love

Alexis Martinez (L) tells her daughter, Lesley Etherly Martinez, about being a transgender woman.

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