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Angel's Coming Out Video + My Personal Story About Coming Out

After watching this and feeling the emotions of its’ recital, I was reminded me of how important it is to share our own life experiences about being gay and too, that things do indeed get better… 1,192 more words

Dealing With Stress

I Dare to Exist Because I Do

I’ve often been asked to recall the precise moment when I realised I was gay, and I can’t provide anyone with a specific answer. I was young, yes, and to me, it was something that simply was, namely, … 1,240 more words


[Reading Response] Salvation Army by Abdellah Taia (and I digress)

Salvation Army by Abdellah Taia is a short and simple, autobiographical novel. Taia recounts his story with utter simplicity that I missed some lyrical joy of literature. 445 more words

Queer Sexuality

[Fiction/Memoir] A Typical Short Story


The golden sun sprinkles its dust onto the autumnal breeze. Butterfly ruffles its pastel-toned yellow wings, dusting the shone brightness. It sits on a leaf. 275 more words

Gay Youth

[Reading Response] Edinburgh by Alexander Chee (2)

Probably because of the book cover, which is fascinatingly well-suited, I get a tinge of blue throughout the novel. The blue color shows up in various scenes of the book as well, which keeps the sense of gloom and composure throughout. 941 more words

Queer Sexuality

[Reading Response] Edinburgh by Alexander Chee (1)

Have I faced my demon, I ask. The demon is always there. Fee says Big Eric will be still in him, in Warden, until death finds them. 897 more words

Queer Sexuality

[Reading Response] Blue Boy by Rakesh Satyal

Blue boy  by Rakesh Satyal was a book recommended by my adviser in college. He was teaching another queer Asian American literature class, and I couldn’t take it due to my impending graduation and honor’s thesis. 841 more words

Queer Sexuality