Month: November 2013

Sister Forces Religion On Dying Gay Atheist

My best friend, who is currently dying in a nursing residence, a friend who is a proud atheist and homosexual, a friend who assigned me as his health care proxy rather than his own family members, faces another hurdle in

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Today is Peace

Today is another great day for me. I feel grounded, independent, confident, affirmed. I am walking the path of my dreams, cheerleading myself (for who else is going to do it for me?), and living and speaking my truth (wasn’t

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Are Gay Tourists Safe In Jamaica?

Many gay American and European friends ask me, “Will I be killed if I visit Jamaica?” I oftentimes find the question offensive and would like to answer saying that Jamaica isn’t a jungle ruled by wild beasts. But from the

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Coping With A Dying Friend

His eyes notice me even as they stay somewhere far most times. His smile remembers me once in a while when it isn’t replaced with a portrait of no sorrow nor joy, or anger: a face I’m unfamiliar with—a face

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