Pretending to Be Gay

This is why we are beautiful... Not many people know this, but death is a gentle deity designed to be tamed. It is not a...

Kinky Compromise

Brave New World by Corey Saucier Kinky Compromise Sometimes taking two steps forward requires one step back So the techno music is playing in the background… The curtains...

Rewriting Your Story

Time Loops Who would you be if you could bend time and space and rewrite yourself from scratch? by Corey Saucier If there were another you, in...

Being a Good Son

This is very hard to say, but if I’m going to be a good son I must say it: I gave my mother HIV. And...

Becoming Self-Aware

There is a cup in my sink that reads “Drink and Be Merry.” It has been there for over two months now. The liquid...

Ice Cream Diets

I keep strange hours lately. Trying to get something out of my system I guess…. It is 2 a.m. in my favorite part of...

A Collection of Attributes

Brave New World by Corey Saucier I am black, gay, poor, and HIV-positive. In most circles these are not the most beautiful things a person can...

Dodging Responsibility

My best friend says that I am exhibiting “drug seeking behavior.” This is something that people who don’t use drugs say to people who...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter.” This is probably neither the time nor the place (nor the magazine) to be painting my face black with engine oil...

The Magic of Butterflies

My religion is pretty basic: Love, God, and Butterflies. Butterflies being the one I rely on when all else fails me, and the night...

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