— Joey Suarez was surrounded by sexual abuse in his family. His father abused Joey’s sisters, and his grandfather abused him. The only thing that helped him through his struggle–until his father and grandfather went away–was immersing himself in music.
I'm From Driftwood aims to help LGBTQ people learn more about their community, straight people learn more about their neighbors and everyone learn more about themselves through the power of storytelling and story sharing. Increasing empathy and empowering individuals is accomplished by creating an apolitical forum for LGBTQ stories from every age, race, gender, background and culture. The stories deepen our understanding of each other, preserve history, and open hearts and minds.