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Through A Rainbow Lens,
A Reflection on Lynn's LGBTQ+ History

United Lynn Pride

Stories of identity, self-discovery, trauma, community, and liberation.

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CONTENT WARNING: These interviews reflect the diversity of experiences and perspectives of Lynn's LGBTQ+ community.  The interviews discuss violence, trauma, drug use, suicide, assault and sex and contain homophobic and transphobic language that may be offensive or harmful. Far more common are stories of love, community, and perseverance.  The content and opinions expressed in these interviews belong to the narrators alone and do not represent those of United Lynn Pride. 

Tony Lecondino, 2024

Tony Lecondino, 2024

I wouldn't leave Fran's during the fire.

Trae Young, 2024

Trae Young, 2024

I always knew that I was different.

Cristela Guerra, 2024

Cristela Guerra, 2024

I knew God didn’t hate me.

T Nash, 2024

T Nash, 2024

It’s ok to be you. Amplify your voice.

Tia Cole, 2024

Tia Cole, 2024

I don't like having to fit myself into a box.

George Chakoutis and Tim Deegan, 2023

George Chakoutis and Tim Deegan, 2023

How many people got beat up being called the word queer?

David Levasseur, 2023

David Levasseur, 2023

You could be beaten or shot just walking down the street.

Ana Tinajero, 2023

Ana Tinajero, 2023

How can we create more belonging for people?

Kathy Clay, 1983

Kathy Clay, 1983

At that time, they locked up homosexuals.

David Granese, 2024

David Granese, 2024

Hit over the head with hammers and bricks.

Carla Moniz, 2024

Carla Moniz, 2024

We can't relax. We can't take it for granted.

Tish Sterling and Jay Collins, 2024

Tish Sterling and Jay Collins, 2024

Back in the seventies, it wasn’t cool to be gay.

Marcia Hams and Susan Shepherd, 2024

Marcia Hams and Susan Shepherd, 2024

Be yourself, and find people to be yourself with.

Steve Sklavounos, 2024

Steve Sklavounos, 2024

It made me a stronger person.

Reverend Donna Spencer Collins, 2023

Reverend Donna Spencer Collins, 2023

The arc of justice always bends toward justice.

Denae Ramos-Pachucki, 2023

Denae Ramos-Pachucki, 2023

Just give me Ken. I’m happy if I can date Barbie.

Pat Gozemba, 2023

Pat Gozemba, 2023

Cherish that community and share it with other people.

Kirsten Freni, 2024

Kirsten Freni, 2024

These amazing, beautiful, talented, gifted souls.

Adiel Lopez, 2024

Adiel Lopez, 2024

Coming out to my mother, I became my authentic self.

Robin Tobin, 2024

Robin Tobin, 2024

High school was the first place that I smoked opium.

Bluiston DeYoung, 2024

Bluiston DeYoung, 2024

To be butch meant that I was part of the patriarchy.

Melinda Wilson, 2023

Melinda Wilson, 2023

I did it on my own, honey.

Coco Alinsug, 2023

Coco Alinsug, 2023

It's a sanctuary for the LGBT community and allies.

Daniel Bell, 2023

Daniel Bell, 2023

Liberation for oneself must mean liberation for others.

Jim Zipper, 1983

Jim Zipper, 1983

I want to make the world better for people like me.

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