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LGBT Stories: Peter Paige Remembers His 'Perfect Kiss With Apollo'

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Guestblogger Nathan Manske and Marquise Lee just finished a 4 month, 50 state tour of the United States collecting stories for their I'm From Driftwood site. We'll be sharing some of the stories they collected along with some of the insight into what they saw. They're still encouraging people to submit their written stories via IFD.

Driftwood We met Peter at his home in Los Angeles. He was very kind and friendly but also seemed a little shy and curious as to what kind of stories we wanted. I never give anyone a specific topic, but in explaining that we want any memorable story from their life, I throw out a string of examples. "You know, like love and relationships, any challenges or supportive stories about your family, first dates--" and that's when his eyes lit up. I knew it sparked a memory and it was cute listening to the story unfold from there.


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  1. Amen.

    Posted by: Hollywood, CA | Apr 13, 2011 6:45:00 PM

  2. Peter Paige is such a gorgeous man, inside and out. Yum.

    Posted by: nick | Apr 13, 2011 8:48:33 PM

  3. Beautiful story Peter.

    Posted by: Dick | Apr 13, 2011 10:02:51 PM

  4. I miss Queer as Folk,he was great on that show.

    Posted by: Peter | Apr 14, 2011 12:10:24 AM

  5. LOVE Peter Page. He's just awesome.

    Posted by: Fat Queer | Apr 14, 2011 3:40:59 AM

  6. Emmett was my favorite character on Queer as Folk. Oh, other than Deb.

    Posted by: Michael W. | Apr 14, 2011 9:36:26 AM

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