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“He Taught Me Not to Judge”

A pro baseball player struggling with personal demons, a family changed by Magic Johnson, and a daughter who overcame the shame of her father’s death: Candice Wiggins, guard for the WNBA’s New York Liberty, on her father, Alan Wiggins.

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How to Share Space

Surveying the distance, and intimacy, between an out butch lesbian daughter and her closeted effeminate gay father.

This interview is provided by StoryCorps.

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The Ryan White Story, and Mine

In the early 1980s, Canada’s entire blood supply was contaminated with HIV-tainted blood. Melanie Brooks didn’t understand what that might mean for her family—until the night she watched a now-infamous made-for-TV movie.

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Losing My Dad, Eazy-E: “It’s Still Hard”

In 1995, N.W.A founding member Eazy-E died of AIDS. The music world lost an icon, but Eazy’s children lost a father.

In an exclusive interview, Eazy’s oldest son Eric Wright, Jr. talks about growing up the son of rap royalty, grappling with Eazy’s sudden death, and the success of Straight Outta Compton.

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