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An Open Letter To Christians Who Believe That Sexuality Is A Decision

Written by John Pavlovitz, originally published on johnpavlovitz.com History is no guarantee of legitimacy. Thinking sustained over time doesn’t always equal Truth; sometimes it just equals tradition. Just because many

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The Wish I Got For Christmas

So on the Third of November 2014, I finally tested positive. I say ‘finally’ because since the first time I was tested as an HIV awareness advocate in my service

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HOLY FUCK

“Let us pray,” he said, in the darkness of his room that had the silver strings of moonlight peeping through the openings of his curtains. His request for bedtime prayers

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Even When In Rome

What I have to say is something most people do not know or readily talk about. Homophobia among Nigerians or Africans in diaspora is of major concern to me. I

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That Weird Moment

This is a true story. Incredible, but true. I’ve always been quiet and reserved, except around very close friends, then I’d be the silly one who would say witty things

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Gay Law Student Puts Ex-gay Therapist In His Place

This, you guys have to read. Stories don’t usually start with, “Harvard University outed me.” This one does. When Scott Blair took the LSATs and checked a box on his Harvard application

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We Are Not The Cause, We Are The Cure!

I’m looking for a perfect beginning to this article, but seeing as words have repeatedly failed me, I’ll just go with the obvious: We are not the cause, we are

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Ten Things HIV-Positive Guys Want Negative Guys To Know

Originally published on queerty.com When Donald Sterling dissed Magic Johnson for being promiscuous and unworthy, it was nothing new for people living with HIV. They’ve heard it all over the

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EYES WIDE OPEN

It was a normal Monday evening for me. I was making my way to the bank to deposit into the mother’s account the sum of fifty thousand naira I had

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IF YOU ARE GAY, DON’T LIVE IN A SMALL TOWN

You were born here, in this gentle little town where traffic means six cars, each two kilometres apart, cruising to their destinations five minutes to schedule. This gentle little town