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The Beautiful Gift Of Having A Queer Sibling

I do not remember when it happened, but I remember how cold the couch felt the night I took my older brother’s phone and did the invasive thing of going

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A GIRL YOU USED TO KNOW

Somebody recently reminded you of a good friend you used to have. A female friend. A very lovely girl, whose smile possessed the wattage that endeared her to many, and

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Confronted By The Uniform

I still think about this unusual experience I had back in March. It was the oddest encounters I’d ever had and I felt the need to share with you guys.

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LOVING THE PAST AND THE PRESENT (A ‘One True Loves’ Review)

This book first came to my attention when I saw the trailer for its movie adaptation on YouTube. And like I do whenever I see the trailer of any film

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A CLOSETED MAN

There are many ways to describe what it means to live as a closeted gay man. Troy Steadman, in a poem, speaks of it as a daily costume constantly worn.

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AMATEUR HOUR

He texted me on Instagram on my personal account. “Hello dear, how are you?” I replied, and he was very courteous, apologizing for his intrusion into my DM. Surprised by

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THE JESUS AND THE PHARISEE

I noticed him in church when we made eye contact. He was the saxophonist and before that Sunday, he’d always been just another church worker to me. But that morning,

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I Dove Deep Into The Darkness To Find The Release I Needed

I feel like everyone has that one ex, a former love that holds some kind of overwhelming power over you. It makes almost everything they do around you at once

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God’s Children Are Truly Little Broken Things

Some months ago, I met this guy on Tinder. I’d just joined the app following a dare from a friend, and after a few matches, two days later, here was

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THE UNWANTED

My cousin texted me on WhatsApp. The text had pictures of a good-looking man. My cousin wanted to know if I knew him. He was home for the Christmas holiday