OUTWORDS travels America recording the life stories of LGBTQ+ pioneers and elders, both famous and unsung. Explore some of their full-length interviews below, or check out our complete list.

Full-Length Interviews all subjects
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Franklin Abbott Decatur, GA
Susan Allen Slidell, LA
Cliff Arnesen Boston, MA
B
Al Baum San Francisco, CA
Terry Baum San Francisco, CA
Ada Bello Philadelphia, PA
Blackberri Oakland, CA
Patrick Bova Chicago, IL
Perry Brass Bronx, NY
Stewart Butler New Orleans, LA
C
Col. Grethe Cammermeyer Whidbey Island, WA
Karen Clark St. Paul, MN
Jennifer Crossen Lawrenceburg, KY
D
Marianne Diaz Los Angeles, CA
Diane Divelbess Whidbey Island, WA
JD Doyle Houston, TX
Martin Duberman New York, NY
Doc Duhon Palm Springs, CA
Tom Dyer Orlando, FL
Lamar Van Dyke Seattle, WA
E
Jan Edwards Sonoma, CA
Arden Eversmeyer Houston, TX
G
Jewelle Gomez San Francisco, CA
Cassandra Grant Brooklyn, NY
Jamison Green Union City, CA
Shirley Greenes Lake Forest, CA
Jim Gribben Gun Barrel City, TX
Susan Griffin Berkeley, CA
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy Oakland, CA
Michela Griffo New York, NY
Mike Grossman Dallas, TX
Kim Grubbs Lauderdale, MS
H
Dean Hamer Haleiwa, HI
Gary ‘Buz’ Hermes Sonoma, CA
Michael Hickerson New Orleans, LA
Ray Hill Houston, TX
Pat Hussain Atlanta, GA
Loraine Hutchins Washington, DC
Ed La Haye Los Angeles, CA
J
John James Philadelphia, PA
Karla Jay New York, NY
Fenton Johnson Tucson, AZ
ABilly S. Jones-Hennin Washington DC
Eric Julber Carmel, CA
K
Lani Ka’ahumanu Cazadero, CA
Bobbi Keppel Portland, ME
Chris Kluwe Seal Beach, CA
Arlene Krantz Los Angeles, CA
L
June Lagmay Los Angeles, CA
Kay Lahusen Kennett Square, PA
Carol Lease Denver, CO
Dick Leitsch New York, NY
M
Kenneth M. Houston, TX
Marge McCann Kennett Square, PA
David McEwan Honolulu, HI
Shannon Minter Washington DC
David Mixner New York, NY
Mary Morten Chicago, IL
Tom Mosmiller Oakland, CA
Jack Myers Jackson, MS
N
Nancy Nangeroni Albuquerque, NM
Joanne Nemecek Springs Arbor, MI
Julie Nemecek Spring Arbor, MI
Diana Nyad Los Angeles, CA
P
Gene La Pietra Los Angeles, CA
Betsy Parsons Portand, ME
Mira Patel Washington DC
Barbara Poma Orlando, FL
K.C. Potter Centerville, TN
Valda Prout Washington DC
Q
Don Quaintance Centerville, MN
S
Kathleen Saadat Portland, OR
Donna Sachet San Francisco, CA
Eric Sawyer New York, NY
Barbara Scott Pass Christian, MS
Mark Segal Philadelphia, PA
Guy Seiler Tajique, NM
Hoshina Seki New York, NY
Ruth Shack Miami, FL
Patty Sheehan Orlando, FL
Martha Shelley Portland, OR
Charles Silverstein New York, NY
Jay Simonson Boston, MA
Michael Slingerland Gun Barrel City, TX
Kim Stacy Willisburg, KY
Penelope Starr Tucson, AZ
Martha Stephens New York, NY
Charles Stinson San Francisco, CA
T
Jim Toy Ann Arbor, MI
Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Minneapolis, MN
Kitty Tsui Long Beach, CA
V
Carmen Vazquez Brooklyn, NY
Bruce Vilanch Los Angeles, CA
W
Donna Red Wing Des Moines, IA
Honey Ward Santa Fe, NM
Rags Watkins Magnolia, MS
Gary and Millie Watts Provo, UT
Corky Wick San Francisco, CA
Chuck Williams Malibu, CA
Elizabeth Williams Philadelphia, PA
Evan Wolfson New York, NY
Z
Richard Zaldivar Los Angeles, CA