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I Was Against Same-Sex Marriage, Too

I often find myself being the liaison of all things gay for friends and family who can only relate me to the subject. There are questions—and obviously, being gay gives me all the answers, but…

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Being At The Table As Black Queer Men

I returned home from college in Atlanta to my family in suburbia. I learned a great deal about myself. Like other first year college students, I discovered a resilience and unbridled confidence that I was…

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Grooming Essentials By Bevel: 5 Tips For Wearing Cologne

*Grooming Essentials is a column collaboration between MUSED Magazine Online and Bevel, makers of the shaving system designed for coarse, curly hair.* First impressions are everything. Believe us when we say that nothing kills the vibe…

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Your Guide On How To Get The ‘Trade’

For some time now, I thought I would never share my secrets of the trade, so to speak. I’d sit calmly on the park bench with friends and get eyes framed with fitted caps that…

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Setting Your Expectations To The Side

I gave a speech at my eighth grade graduation about accomplishing life goals. I stood in front of families, friends, and my fellow students proclaiming to them my future plans for the rest of my…