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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…

Why I Haven’t And WON’T Give Up On Love

We hope, and some of us even pray, to meet someone special to share our journey with. We yearn for someone who will come into our lives to accept us as we are, but recognizing and…

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My Friend & His Down Low Lover

The best stories I have to tell are the ones that I have no business telling. Everyone has them, I suppose, those ghost stories or fables that are more unsettling because the protagonist is someone…

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Side Eye For The ‘Straight’ Guy

Our night of debauchery was finally coming to an end as my friend and I settled into his car. He’d been drinking most of the night and was in no condition to drive, so I…

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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…