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I Couldn’t Waste Her Potential

“I fled Gary also, but it wasn’t entirely because of fear, it had nothing to do with anyone’s skin color…” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your […]

Interval to Cure Cancer

“I don’t have any days that I can waste.” This is part 3 of a 3-part series. Part 1: Patterns All Over the Country Part 2: An Equalizer Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the […]

An Equalizer

“Whether you’re white or black, once you hit the bandstand, then you’re on your own… If you can play, you can play. If you can’t, you can’t.” This is part 2 of a 3-part series. Part 1: Patterns All Over the Country Part 3: Interval to Cure Cancer Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading […]

Patterns All Over the Country

“If you have a city that’s like a one-trick pony… if those industries go down, then you’re in trouble.” This is part 1 of a 3-part series. Part 2: An Equalizer Part 3: Interval to Cure Cancer Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of […]

Here in Gary

“I wouldn’t want to live any other place.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. […]

Queer-Friendly Space

“When I came into it, I didn’t realize it was something I needed.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Oh, Wait a Minute

“Labels started to get way too complicated.” Transcript for Oh, Wait a Minute There’s a lot of stuff within the trans umbrella. There’s transgender, there’s male-to-female, female-to-male, non-binary, gender fluid, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, did I say non-binary? Third gender, two-spirit, other ones…there’s a lot of them. Back in high school, I thought I identified as gay […]

Slightly Straight of Left

“I don’t have a definition for everything.”   Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. […]

No Intention of Leaving

“I’m not from Miller. I’m not from Chicago. I’m from Gary.”   Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment […]