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    "Spiritually, socially, culturally, I was created to love other Black men." - Sendolo

    Sendolo Diaminah, a community organizer and elected school board official living in Durham, North Carolina, talks about discovering his sexuality in the midst of his African dance troupe.

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    "I never felt like I should be ashamed or that I should keep love that I was experiencing a secret." - Alexis

    Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs, self-avowed Black feminist troublemaker and Co-Creator of the Mobile Homecoming Project, pontificates about the ways in which capitalism has negatively impacted her sense of stability and security.

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    "Let's maximize the fact that we're Queer. We don't have to do none of this shit like nobody say." - Shirlette

    Shirlette Ammons (Poet, Musician and Creator of the "Twilight for Gladys Bentley" Project), reflects on coming of age in the rural South and being one of two gay twins.

    "Truth. Be. Told." is a documentary series that seeks to reclaim the birthright of Queer Black visionaries within our families and communities by providing a platform for out, Black LGBTQ people to tell their personal stories of challenge, radical self-inquiry, personal transformation, and triumph.

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  4. "Everybody has something to offer. Everybody is worthy." - Kai

    Courageous filmmaker and writer Kai M. Green reminisces about life with his big-hearted, drug-addicted father and his mother's slow acceptance of him as a transgender person.

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  5. "I knew that such experiences break people. And I always knew that I wanted to survive in a way that was healthy. I knew that I wanted to become the kind of person who would spend all my resources and all my efforts and all my energy putting myself in a way that I would be good to people so that even if I weren't the kind of whole that I was before those experiences, I would at least become the kind of mended that would be good for others, and that would even be good for myself."

    Writer Staceyann Chin explores life growing up in Jamaica, activism, and art through the lens of being a first-time mom to a busy toddler.

    "Truth. Be. Told." is a documentary series that seeks to reclaim the birthright of Queer Black visionaries within our families and communities by providing a platform for out, Black LGBTQ people to tell their personal stories of challenge, radical self-inquiry, personal transformation, and triumph.

    To date more than 50 people have committed to being interviewed, including: Staceyann Chin (Jamaican-born, Tony Award-winning playwright); B. Slade (Vocalist formerly known as Tonéx); Toshi Reagon (Singer/Songwriter) Emil Wilbekin (Former Editor for Essence and Vibe magazine); Darnell Moore (Writer/Activist); Patrik-Ian Polk (Creator of Logo TV's "Noah's Arc" series); Mia McKenzie (Creator of the Black Girl Dangerous blog); Linda Villarosa (Former Editor for the New York Times); Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Co-Creator of the Mobile Homecoming Project); Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler (Filmmaker/Transgender Rights Activist); Karamo Brown (Oprah Winfrey Network Host, Model and Actor); and Justin Robinson (founding member of the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops).

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To fund "Truth. Be. Told." please donate $5 or more by June 17, 2013 at 11:59pm, PST:
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"Truth. Be. Told." is a documentary series that seeks to reclaim the birthright of Queer Black visionaries within our families and communities by providing a platform for out, Black LGBTQI-SGL-TS people to tell their personal stories of challenge, radical self-inquiry, transformation, and triumph. Sendolo Diaminah, a community organizer living in Durham, North Carolina, is featured in our first season.

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