After receiving an HIV diagnosis, Jamie Zapata turned her life around and became a Realtor. Now she’s an advocate for the LGBTQ community and is fighting for housing equality.
After overcoming sexual abuse, alcoholism, and gender identity issues, Amber Leventry is now sober and comfortable being non-binary, and they’re a huge advocate for their transgender child and the LGBTQIA community.
Daniel always knew he was gay, but with a Southern Baptist minister as a father, coming out didn’t seem like an option. Read about his path to living authentically and discovering his dream career in fashion.
Carine De Mesmaeker, former DJ and owner of a lesbian bar, noticed a trend: lesbian bars were closing, but festivals were on the rise. So she decided to create one for gay women in Europe.
Justice Horn was scared to come out, but much to his surprise, his teammates and coaches were supportive. This is his story of being an openly gay college athlete and his advice for those still in the closet.
A trans man, author, speaker, and consultant, Ryan Sallans works tirelessly to educate schools and businesses on the trans community and their needs. He also works with the Jim Collins Foundation to help the trans community access surgeries.
After realizing the needs of Houston’s LGBTQ community weren’t being met by any existing publications, Kelsey and Megan decided to create their own magazine that focused on queer southerners.
Several years into her military career, Jenny Thielke realized she was gay. But there was just one problem: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was still in place. This is her story of going from serving in the closet to being out, open, and a mentor for other LGBTQ troops.
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David Millbern, a gay actor and producer, wanted to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Advocate. So he created a documentary to chronicle the past 50 years of LGBTQ history and celebrate The Advocate’s role in it.