My Story

The Stories

Here, Single Step will present the personal stories of people from the LGBTI community and their allies.
We believe that the experiences of others can be of help to the young members of the community, parents, friends, close ones, and others.

My Story: Emmett Patterson (Video)

Today, Emmett is a vocal advocate for trans health and human rights and is working actively in the sphere of HIV awareness-raising. He was a crucial part of our #endHIVbg pilot project. You can watch his touching and brave personal story here!

My Story: Kosta Karakashyan (Video)

Have a look at Kosta Karakashyan's story - a choreographer, director and dancer, who tells us about his life in the States, Japan and Vietnam, as well as the story of his first documentary movie Waiting for Color.

My Story: Cyril

"Yes, I certainly did not enjoy the insulting hints, but they were nothing compared to the feeling of freedom that one feels after coming out."

My Story: Maria (Video)

What is the story of Maria? Probably too familiar to some of us or an important lesson for others. In any case - we are here for you even in the hardest moments.

My Story: Odhran Roche (Video)

Have a look at Odhran Roche's story, who discussed with us the similarities and differences of the LGBT communities in Bulgaria and Ireland and more.

My Story: Ivan, 17

"My name is Ivan. I like travelling, I like communicating with new people, I like the diversity of the big city and its fast-paced environment. Also… I like boys, too."