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Buses are disgusting. They are full of poor people and pedophiles.” This is the first sentence that popped into my head at 8:40 a.m. on...

Milestones

Brave New World by Corey Saucier Milestones Sexual escapades, bright pink hoochie shorts, and the moments in between I’m the kind of girl that likes to celebrate milestones:...

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...

Dear Dan Savage

Dear Dan Savage When two opinion columnists have different audiences and considerably different payscales by Corey Saucier I was going to write a rant against Dan Savage....

Playing Dress Up

I like to dress up for sex. The 70’s is my favorite era; so I am wearing a well-worn baseball cap, high white cotton...

Whore Into Housewife: Unpacking Social Myths About Living with HIV

I want to be someone’s housewife. Is that weird? I think it’s been almost three years since I’ve had a man in my bed...
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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...

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...

These Days

Beep beep beep. I am a six year old crying in the corner. There is a nurse with eight arms and six hands; all moving...

Two Girls, One Pond

I met Kiva my second year in college…he was blond at the time, and devastatingly beautiful. Beautiful the way that only nineteen year-olds can...

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