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Up and Out of Homelessness: My Crazy Last Few Weeks

I have not been around to write as much as I’d like to, which would peeve me if I wasn’t so happy. I found the most beautiful apartment and the most amazing, charming roommate. 801 more words

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My Son is Gay - What Now?

Credit: purplesherbet.

My brilliant, quirky, wise, witty, wonderful 13-year-old son shared with me this week the fact that he is gay. And it’s not a surprise to me or anyone who knows him—with his flair for impeccable fashion advice to his love of all things sparkly and kitty-related, he’s a sensitive, gentle, extremely empathetic and kind kid. 565 more words

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Healing is Difficult: A Gay Man's Experience with Domestic Violence, Part 3 of 3

I have done it again.

One year in every ten I manage it——

-Sylvia Plath, Lady Lazarus

They say history has a tendency to repeat itself, though outside of the fantastical mind of the movies, ironically, we are rarely shown just how to twist the time loop back in our general favour.

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Healing is Difficult: A Gay Man's Experience with Domestic Violence, Part 2 of 3

In the aftermath of my break-up with Nick, I found myself rather listless. Each moment was a composite work in a stream of equally repetitious days and nights. 1,367 more words

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Truth-B-Told: the series.

 

Beginning in June 2014 seven young Black gay men under the leadership of Dontá Morrison (center) implemented an HIV testing initiative called R3VNG (Reshaping 3 letters through the Voices of the Now Generation) at AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) Health & Wellness in Los Angeles, CA. 331 more words

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Healing is Difficult: A Gay Man's Experience with Domestic Violence, Part 1 of 3

Your silence gives consent.

-Plato

Leaving Nick (a pseudonym I’ve employed) proved far easier than staying with him. This disturbed me at the time, more so than the arguing, the screaming matches, the blame game and even the beatings which had become the acceptable routine of our on-again-off-again relationship.

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