Personal Stories (LGBTQIA)

That Really Happens?

This edition of Tell Us Something was recorded on August 19th, 2014 at the Top Hat Lounge in Missoula, MT. The theme was “Busted!” This week’s story comes to us from Ingrid Beihl and is titled “That Really Happens?” Ingrid Biehl is a 16 year old high school student trying to figure out her sexuality. […]

Honoring the Inner Feminine

Once upon a time, in a land just a few blocks away, I had the unrequited desire to be a drag queen. The lesbians could make no sense of it. “You can’t be a drag queen. You’re a girl.” I was undeterred. I had had a lifetime of people telling me what I could not […]

The Best Of Both Worlds

I have been able to tell my own story in schools, anti-homophobia conferences, storytelling festivals, and other venues. Of all the places where I tell this story, schools have been the most challenging. I believe it is important to go into schools and do this work because if there is even one student questioning his […]

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