Homewood Archives - StoryCorps

Deidra Robinson and William Watford III

Many families with LGBTQ members across generations are personally familiar with the “coming out” conversation.

Deidra Robinson and her father, William Watford III, were extremely close—until he found out she was gay.

They came to StoryCorps in Homewood, Alabama, to talk about that moment.

Originally aired March 29, 2015, on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday.