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No One's Going to Stop Me

We've been sharing stories of LGBTQ elders all season, but for our final episode, we'll hear what the next generation has to say. Michael Caines hide caption

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No One's Going to Stop Me

We've been sharing stories of LGBTQ elders all season, but for our final episode, we'll hear what the next generation has to say.

No One's Going to Stop Me

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A Beautiful Gray In The Gayborhood

In this episode, we visit an LGBT-friendly apartment building in the heart of Philadelphia's Gayborhood. Join us as we meet the residents. Michael Caines hide caption

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A Beautiful Gray In The Gayborhood

In this episode, we visit an LGBT-friendly apartment building in the heart of Philadelphia's Gayborhood. Join us as we meet the residents.

A Beautiful Gray In The Gayborhood

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We're Still Here
Michael Caines

We're Still Here

In this episode, we'll hear from trans women of color, who have often been the first to stand up for equality, and the last to be recognized for their contributions.

We're Still Here

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A Danger To My Country
Michael Caines

A Danger To My Country

This week on the StoryCorps podcast, we'll hear the story of one man's role in what we now call the Lavender Scare, and the great lengths one gay couple took to keep their relationship a secret.

A Danger To My Country

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We Are Family
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We Are Family

In this episode, stories about finding your people. We'll hear from LGBTQ folks on family — the ones they're born into and the ones they choose.

We Are Family

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Remembering Stonewall: 50 Years Later

In this episode, we honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising with an excerpt from Dave Isay's 1989 radio documentary "Remembering Stonewall," and we share selections from our current effort to preserve the voices of LGBTQ elders before they're lost to history. Michael Caines hide caption

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Remembering Stonewall: 50 Years Later

In this episode, we honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising with an excerpt from Dave Isay's 1989 radio documentary "Remembering Stonewall," and we share selections from our current effort to preserve the voices of LGBTQ elders before they're lost to history.

Remembering Stonewall: 50 Years Later

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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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