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Our mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.
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StoryCorps 19h
On this day in 2015, went nationwide. This came nearly twelve years after Massachusetts became the first state in the US to allow same-sex marriage. Hear from one of the first legally married same-sex couples in the US.
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StoryCorps 21h
In this episode, we take you back to the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, when police raided a gay bar called the Inn. These raids were common, but on this particular night, when patrons fought back, the world took notice.
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StoryCorps 23h
Thanks to , supporter of , for helping us ensure that future generations can understand the past, and continue to work towards a more accepting future.
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StoryCorps Jun 25
To honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, honor an elder. With , StoryCorps hopes to compile a vitally important archive of LGBTQ voices. Pledge to participate today -->
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StoryCorps Jun 25
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The 50th Anniversary of Stonewall is in just three days. Learn how you can participate in to preserve stories like this one:
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StoryCorps Jun 25
She fell in love with a woman in small-town Georgia, at a time when it was difficult to imagine an acceptable path apart from marrying a man and starting a family. Still, she never forgot what it felt like to be loved by Lauree.
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StoryCorps Jun 24
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The 50th anniversary of Stonewall arrives in 4 days. Learn how you can take part in , our project to preserve stories like this one:
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StoryCorps Jun 24
On this day in 1973, a fire tore through the UpStairs Lounge, a gay bar in New Orleans’ French Quarter. To this day, it remains the deadliest fire in New Orleans history. Rev. Troy Perry came recalls what he saw upon his arrival in New Orleans.
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StoryCorps Jun 24
Thanks to our hometown station for bringing and to broadcast. Watch:
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Zinn Ed Project Jun 24
1973, largest LGBTQ massacre in U.S. history (until Orlando Massacre) at the UpStairs Lounge in New Orleans. During Pride Weekend, attacker burned bld'g., killing 32 people. Read more & hear interview ⬇️.
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StoryCorps Jun 23
Five days from today marks the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. Learn how you can take part in , our project to preserve the stories of the LGBTQ community:
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StoryCorps Jun 23
John, 100, and Jerry, 72, are military veterans who served in WWII and Vietnam, respectively. They were married in the veterans home where they now live.
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StoryCorps Jun 22
Listen to StoryCorps founder Dave Isay on Gay USA, where he discusses StoryCorps’ mission and the initiative to preserve the stories of LGBTQ elders:
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StoryCorps Jun 22
She remembers her path to living freely as a transgender woman — first as a mother, and now as a grandmother. Learn how you can take part in , our project to preserve stories like this one:
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StoryCorps Jun 22
Thank you , a sponsor, for helping to bring the StoryCorps interview experience to homes across the country through the StoryCorps App!
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StoryCorps Jun 21
She is a 70-year-old grandmother who has walked the Arizona desert well over 100 times providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing the border from Mexico. As heard on .
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StoryCorps Jun 20
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With just over a week until the 50-year anniversary of Stonewall, learn how you can take part in , our project to preserve stories like this one:
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StoryCorps Jun 20
A mother and son discuss secrets they kept from each other: the mother’s secret behind her decision to adopt, and her son’s experience coming out.
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StoryCorps Jun 20
For seventeen years, Maria Ochoa has ventured into the Arizona desert to provide life-saving aid to migrants who find themselves stranded or in danger while crossing the border from Mexico. Listen this Friday on .
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StoryCorps Jun 20
Lan Cao tells her daughter about what it was like to escape Saigon as a child during the Vietnam War, and to rebuild her life in the United States. Listen to her story for :
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