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Out of the Shadows

The LGBTQ Homeless Youth Project Your Real Stories along with Family Resources and Planning Works, LLC both of Tampa Bay secured a grant to create awareness about the number and needs of LGBTQ+ Young People. Your Real Stories produced a two-hour presentation at The Palladium, an 800-seat theatre of St Petersburg College, featuring the stories …

Tales of Transformation

Your Real Stories’ Lillian Dunlap and Jaye Annette Sheldon interviewed Ms. Heather Fontaine (Miss Florida Female Impersonator 1995) in preparation for our upcoming partnership with American Stage. The original script based on this interview was read and performed by actor Christopher Rutherford, for Tales of Transformation on Monday, June 6th at 7:00pm at American Stage.  …

Off The Wall

Meet the real people and hear the real stories behind theYour Real Stories Photographic Exhibit. Fourth Tuesdays of every month. Doors open at 6:30pm forevent registration,donation bar and a tour of theYour Real Stories Gallery & Studio Storytelling begins at 7:00pm. Tickets $15.00 (student and senior discount available) GET TICKETS TO NEXT MONTH’S EVENT    Meet …

Decades of Day Work©

Our first project was influenced by the movie version of the book The Help. After its opening, we invited people to share their own real life stories about ‘domestic day work’, the limited job opportunities available to black women across the decades, and the effect of the institution of ‘day work’ on the families of …

Story Days in Tampa Bay

A Week-Long Bay Area Festival of StorytellingOctober 1-6, 2018 Come face to face with great stories during Your Real Stories’ 5th Annual Story Days in Tampa Bay.This year’s venues promise real life stories told, sung, danced, slammed, talked about and enjoyed in exhibits, performances, and onscreen. Peruse this year’s digital brochure below for more information, schedule, …