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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...
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One Bad Day

Brave New World by Corey Saucier One Bad Day Sometimes a fight is just a fight, and sometimes it's not So we broke up—“we” being my boyfriend and...

Straight On Till Morning

Straight on Till Morning And fever dreams of fairy magic Last month it was raining in California, and I had just been diagnosed with throat cancer,...

Be Kind

I am standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I have two 100-watt “Ultra White Natural Light” light bulbs just above my vanity, so that...

Particles of Light

Three billion light years away there is a blue white dwarf star that is dying. It is burning itself super nova. It will explode,...

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...

Things We Don’t Say Out Loud

This is the truth. I’m still terrified of dying of AIDS. I’ve been HIV-positive for fifteen years. And over those fifteen revolutions around the...

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...

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...

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