Life

Lessons From Dating The Pulpit: This Little Light Of Mine

By the following Saturday, Mister Preacher Man and I’s text conversations and casual meetups had become an everyday highpoint. I was high off the typical initial neurotransmitters dopamine and norepinephrine that typically emit when you’re…

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Love Me Tinder: My Journey Back Into Dating

After a pretty intense breakup and a string of if-you-have-nothing-nice-to-say “dates” (using that word loosely), I decided to go on an indefinite hiatus from the dating scene. It’s already rough enough living in a city…

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A Letter To My Future Love

Dear Future Man of My Dreams — I’ve grown up watching love stories my whole life, from Disney classics to black romantic comedies to Lifetime movies with Mommy. My favorite love story is “Titanic”; I…

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No Jack’d, No Grindr, No Problem

Let me start by saying that I loved those apps. It was many years ago when I was first introduced to the platforms as a way to meet gay men in the area. Although the…

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Why I Choose To ‘Thirst Trap’

I imagine one day I will be on a stage like Beyoncé, but instead of the word “FEMINIST” popping on the screen behind me would the words “THIRST TRAP.” Just go with me, I envision…