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I Wish I Weren’t Gay

Since the day I knew I was different, I wished I were like everyone else. Gay. Being raised in a Baptist church, it was engraved in my head for 18 years that being gay was…

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My Quarter-Life Crisis

I’m not going to tell you my age. But you should know that I’ve already been through my quarter-life crisis. Hell, I think I might still be going through it! I’m certain I come off…

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Standing In The Shadows Of Love

I had a gay friend. Wait, describing him as “gay” pretty much discounts our friendship; I should say I had a friend who just happened to be gay. We met at a point in our…

Black Bloggers & The Anxiety Of Invisibility

Many black bloggers are making conscious decisions to no longer concern themselves with maintaining their personal sites, and instead are electing to publish their work on sites with a substantial readership.  Of course, the fundamental…