Tag "Self Acceptance"

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LIVING A LIE

My sister found my queer twitter in 2014 (a story that I told HERE) and it’s been a really crazy-ass journey since then. I lost the opportunity to study in

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HOW KITO DIARIES CHANGED MY LIFE

You know how we think we’re living, yet we’re slowly dying? That was me in 2014. January saw the signing into law of the SSMPA, an act that led to

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HERE AND ALIVE (An Anniversary Dedication To Kito Diaries)

It was a peaceful morning with the gentle breeze blowing that day, which is ironic, given how very troubling that day was going to be. As a young adult with

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‘The Bachelor’ Star, Colton Underwood, Comes Out as Gay

Colton Underwood, a star of The Bachelor and a former football player, came out as gay in an interview with Robin Roberts that aired Wednesday on Good Morning America. The

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SOMETHING ABOUT ROSEMARY (A Suits And Ties Episode)

Previously on Suits & Ties: “Wait first, Rosemary,” I said, cutting her off. “How do you know all these things? Can you explain how you became knowledgeable of the different

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“The Truth Is I Am Pushing An Agenda.” Lil Nas X Shares His Coming Out Story in Empowering Letter to His Younger Self

At 21 years old, Lil Nas X is doing something his 14-year-old self never thought possible. The Old Town Road superstar never imagined he would come out publicly, he explained

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Dear Damola, The Gods Approve Of Me

Sitting on my couch and listening to the lyrics of Emeli Sandé’s Hurt, I try to smuggle my way out of every emotion I suffered through, out of every pain

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THROUGH THE DARKNESS

The latter half of 2020 was as exciting for me as an argument with seven dimwits would be for an intellectual. Time became so meaningless that I needed significant events

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HIS HALO

I was lounging on a three-seater couch in my portable apartment, playing around with my favorite apps on my phone. I do not live in a fenced compound, and so,

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BLUNTS & CHIMNEY (Love Thy Inner Woman)

I met Odera on Grindr. My Grindr chatting style is the type where I am very nonchalant, give lots of monosyllabic responses, and stay very active with my block button