Homecoming Project Success Stories

Below you will find short videos of some of the high-profile gay adults who have participated in the homecoming project.

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Homecoming Project Success Stories
Laura Kanaplue Reflects on her Homecoming Project Experience
Laura Kanaplue Reflects on her Homecoming Project Experience

I came across Live Out Loud’s Homecoming Project while trying to find meaningful volunteer opportunities in NYC, specifically working with the LGBT youth. Once I learned about The Homecoming Project, I knew it was the opportunity I had been looking for.

Live Out Loud Intern Delmar Dualeh Reflects on Michael Levine’s Homecoming Project
Live Out Loud Intern Delmar Dualeh Reflects on Michael Levine’s Homecoming Project

Michael Levine, class of 1972, returned to his alma mater Ardsley High School in Westchester, NY through Live Out Loud’s Homecoming Project on February 27. Live Out Loud Homecoming Project Intern Delmar Dualeh attended with Michael and wrote the following reflection…

Gregory Boroff’s Message for the Next Generation
Gregory Boroff’s Message for the Next Generation

Gregory Boroff is the Executive Director of Friends of Hudson River Park. Gregory returned to his hometown high school in Rumson, NJ and shared his story with LGBTQ youth through Live Out Loud’s Homecoming Project. This is the story he shared with the next generation of LGBTQ and allied youth…

NBC-NY’s Raphael Miranda on his Homecoming Project Experience
NBC-NY’s Raphael Miranda on his Homecoming Project Experience

Read NBC-NY meteorologist Raphael Miranda’s reflection on returning to his hometown high school with his mother to share his personal story with the GSA.

Lance Black’s Homecoming Project
Returns to his North Salinas, California high school to inspire today's LGBT students
Lance Black’s Homecoming Project

Oscar Winner Dustin Lance Black participates in Live Out Loud’s Homecoming Project. The Homecoming Project, is a major new program that brings lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) leaders back to their high schools to share their personal stories and life lessons with today’s students.

Neil Giuliano’s Homecoming Project
Returns to his Bloomfield New Jersey high school to inspire today's LGBT students
Neil Giuliano’s Homecoming Project

One year ago, Live Out Loud launched The Homecoming Project, a major new program that brings lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) leaders back to their high schools to share their personal stories and life lessons with today’s students.

The program is already making a major impact. Leaders like Oscar winner Lance Black (“Milk”) and former GLAAD president Neil Giuliano have returned to their high schools, making a lasting impression on thousands of students and inspiring schools.