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Here is a place for you to share your experiences as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. We want to know your story, share with us!
You can choose to post anonymously or with your name. To see other stories visit the Our Stories page.

Enter the content for your writing below. You must save first and preview once before it goes into the system as a draft. After that, continue to edit, save, and preview as much as needed. Remember to click "Publish Now" when you are ready for your work to be published. If you include your email address, we can send you a link that will allow you to make changes later. Otherwise you should finish your writing and publish it in this session.
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A good title is important! Create an eye-catching title for your story, one that would make a person who sees it want to stop whatever they are doing and read it.


Publish under your name, twitter handle, secret agent name, or remain "Anonymous". If you include a twitter handle such as @billyshakespeare, when someone tweets your work you will get a lovely notification.

Use the editing area below the toolbar to write and format your writing. You can also paste formatted content here (e.g. from MS Word or Google Docs). The editing tool will do its best to preserve standard formatting--headings, bold, italic, lists, footnotes, and hypertext links. You can also embed audio and video from many social sites simply by putting the URL of the media on a blank line (you will see them embedded in previews and when saved).

See details on the formatting tools in the editing tool tips.

Add any endnote / credits information you wish to append to the end of your writing, such as a citation to where it was previously published or any other meta information. URLs will be automatically hyperlinked when published.

thumbnail image to represent featured one for this item

Upload an image file to be used in the header for your writing. Ideally the image should be at least 1440px wide and < 157 Mb in size. Images should either be your own or one licensed for re-use; provide an attribution credit for the image in the caption field below.

Drag file or click to select file to upload

Provide full credit / attribution for the header image.


If you provide an email address when your writing is published, you can request a special link that will allow you to edit it again in the future.

This information will *not* be published with your work, it is only to sent to the editor of Our Stories.

Save your first draft, then preview.
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