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IF THIS IS LOVE

His profile is blank, showing nothing but 39. I am having a bad Grindr day. When I send him “Hi”, he takes ages before he responds, and then we start

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Straight? No! Bisexual? Maybe.

I did not have much exposure to the LGBTQ+ community, when I was growing up. Then again, very few people of a generation were. I was also very sheltered in

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After The Fire Comes My Cry For Help

On the 21st of April, 2021, I got up from an afternoon nap and decided to boil some rice for my dinner. I had a small 6kg cylinder, which was

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Would You Sleep With A Homophobe?

I am a fan of the television show, The Bold Type, mainly because it is one of the few Hollywood series that not only tapped into the feminist concerns of

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MAYBE TOMORROW (Part 2)

Previously on MAYBE TOMORROW… * “I am HIV Positive,” I said to Ifiok. I watched him take in this information for some minutes. Then I turned to the television, settling

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MAYBE TOMORROW

The last time I told a story about life, I was graduating from school, HIV positive and full of hope, riding off into the sunset with a boyfriend who loved

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AFTER THE NUT

“Once I nut, all that gay shit be over.” This was a tweet that recently had Twitter divided. Gay twitter, I mean. Some people agreed with it, saying that it’s

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MY SISTER’S MAN

I matched with a guy on Tinder a few months ago. He was a very good looking guy, but when we started chatting, I was careful to not get flirty

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KEEPING FAITH

My last semester in university was a roller coaster, but it turned out better than I thought it would be. At first, I wanted nothing more than to just graduate

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Yesterday’s Shawarma

In the soft gleaming night of stars, I thought of you. Your eyes that told a story of sleep, your perfectly manicured fingers, and the unison of the color of