StoryCorps Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.

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A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

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A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

In this episode of the StoryCorps podcast, we hear from LGBTQ people who've persevered in spite of how they were treated by family members, doctors and their religious community.

A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

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For the Love of Ira
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For the Love of Ira

Growing up in the 1990s, Josh Davis was raised by two gay dads. Now a parent himself, Josh reflects on the importance of his family's lineage. We'll also hear from a gay son who refers to his father as "the patron saint of dads for sissies." In this Father's Day episode of the StoryCorps podcast, we're celebrating dads of all stripes.

For the Love of Ira

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Love and a Life Complete
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Love and a Life Complete

This week's episode is all about love — what it's like to lose it and how it's never too late to find it.

Love and a Life Complete

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Pearls Of Wisdom

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Pearls Of Wisdom

Dee Westenhauser grew up in Texas in the 1950s. Even though she knew she was a girl, she always felt she had to hide it; except for when she visited her Aunt Yaya. In this episode, two stories about being seen for who you truly are.

Pearls Of Wisdom

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The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

On this Memorial Day episode, we remember Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovich, who was the first soldier to challenge the military's ban on gay servicemembers. We also hear from LGBTQ veterans on the discrimination they faced while in the service. Storycorps hide caption

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The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

On this Memorial Day episode, we remember Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovich, who was the first soldier to challenge the military's ban on gay servicemembers. We also hear from LGBTQ veterans on the discrimination they faced while in the service.

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

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By The Power Vested In Me
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By The Power Vested In Me

15 years ago this week, Massachusetts became the first state to legalize marriage for same-sex couples in the US. In this episode, we check back in with some of the plaintiffs from this landmark court case, and get to know the trailblazers who came before them.

By The Power Vested In Me

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Our New Season is OUT!

The StoryCorps podcast returns with 12 all-new episodes. This season, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we're sharing the stories of LGBTQ people across the country — those who lived before Stonewall and those whose lives have been shaped by it. Michael Caines hide caption

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Our New Season is OUT!

The StoryCorps podcast returns with 12 all-new episodes. This season, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we're sharing the stories of LGBTQ people across the country — those who lived before Stonewall and those whose lives have been shaped by it.

Our New Season is OUT!

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Second Chances

In our very last episode of the season, two stories about relationships that start off rocky and the reunions that lead to second chances. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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Second Chances

In our very last episode of the season, two stories about relationships that start off rocky and the reunions that lead to second chances.

Second Chances

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Close Calls And Patron Saints

In this week's episode, two near-death experiences and what it means to reconnect with the people who happened to be in the right place at the right time. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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Close Calls And Patron Saints

In this week's episode, two near-death experiences and what it means to reconnect with the people who happened to be in the right place at the right time.

Close Calls And Patron Saints

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The Leesburg Stockade Girls

In 1963, more than a dozen African American teenage girls were arrested for protesting segregation laws in Americus, Georgia. They spent one night in the county jail, but were quickly hauled outside the city, where they spent the next two months locked inside a stockade. In this episode, the Leesburg Girls shine a light on an overlooked moment in civil rights history. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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The Leesburg Stockade Girls

In 1963, more than a dozen African American teenage girls were arrested for protesting segregation laws in Americus, Georgia. They spent one night in the county jail, but were quickly hauled outside the city, where they spent the next two months locked inside a stockade. In this episode, the Leesburg Girls shine a light on an overlooked moment in civil rights history.

The Leesburg Stockade Girls

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