"New Teacher Encounters Homophobia In Second Week"
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E2 | Alexa moved from New York City to small-town Jackson, Mississippi, to teach at an under-priveleged school. After only two weeks in, Alexa had to challenge homophobia in the hallway, and had some surprising success.
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E3 | Megan's grandma was supportive and excited when she found out Megan was a lesbian. But after showing signs of Alzheimer's, Megan's grandma forgot and kept asking her if she was seeing any special boy. Megan received a special phone call from her grandma, though, that ...
"Gender Bending and Runway Walking in a McDonald's Parking Lot"
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E4 | Jacob Tobia, activist for genderqueer, gender non-conforming, and transgender issues, bought a single pair of black pumps while organizing a Gender Nonconforming Day for their high school, a small act that would change the course of their life.
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E5 | After being kicked out of her home at 17, Angela Louis struggled with homelessness, abusive relationships, sex work, and depression, all while transitioning, but nothing could stop her from finding her own path and earning her diploma. "At the end of the day you have ...
"Trans Woman Sacrifices Everything To Finally Be Herself"
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E6 | Mila Jam had it all, or so she thought. Her drag persona, Britney Houston, had a massive YouTube following and she performed on a hit TV show in London. But she gave it all up so that she could finally live her truth as a woman and as herself.
"Transgender High School Student Encounters Cyberbullying, Confronts Bully In Library"
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E7 | Olivia Page was brave enough to transition in high school. Unfortunately, a classmate decided to cyberbully her on Facebook. Olivia also had the support and kindness of a teacher who helped her through high school.
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E11 | Rachel grew up in a small West Virginia town. After living in other larger cities she learns the importance of letting "country queers" know that it's okay to stay in rural towns.
"Defying What's Blackness, What's Femininity and What's Masculinity"
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E12 | One group of people told Icon to "act like a man." Another group told him to "femme it up" and to be a "big black girl" and to "snap, snap, snap and be sassy." Icon decided to ignore them all and just be Icon.
"I Had to Ditch the Trans Narrative and Finally Start Writing My Own"
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E16 | After watching "Priscilla Queen of the Desert", Kathryn Gonzales learned what "transgender" meant. After attempting unsuccessfully to transition five times, Kathryn had an epiphany at a stop light and finally found her own path.
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E19 | Jason Daniel Fair has a white, Jewish mother and a black, Christian dad. His dad gave him advice as a child that helped him embrace his differences and shaped who he is as a gay man.
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E20 | Crystal Cheatham was told by her church that she had the voice, an incredible gift of playing the guitar, the ability to lead a band, to write music, and to mentor children. But all that meant nothing to them because she's a "practicing homosexual."
"Men Are Gay Because They Like Men. You Should Think About Putting on a Little Muscle Next Time"
I'm From Driftwood | S1:E23 | Jason was a ballet dancer during most of his teenage years and into his 20s. He was celebrated for being thin. During one of his first times at a gay bar, he was told he's too skinny and needed to put on some muscle, leading him down a path of taking testosterone and...