Those Happy Ghosts of Love

Those Happy Ghosts of Love A Tribute to Two Individuals in My Life Who Taught Me Valuable Lessons by John Francis Leonard I’m shy by nature. Not...

Work Ethic

Jokes about the current administration are coming left and right, from Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah, but while comedy can ease the anxiety that...

Creating Bridges to End the Epidemics

Bridge Work by David Waggoner Stay on track. That’s what I tell myself when I sit down to write my letter from the editor, or edit...

Just*in Time: December 2016

Dear Brother Justin— Greetings of peace and may this letter find you well and richly spiritually blessed. My name is Asar and I’m presently...

United for the Cure

As we were going to press on this issue I decided to scrap a Frontdesk essay that I was fond of for one that might not be as well written but is certainly more timely.

Spiritual Not Religious

Black LGBTQ folks are often trying to find a place that they can call home. For us, it can be a tough task when...

blu sunne: A Blog by Lester Strong: Cheating Death: A Riff...

Cheating Death: A Riff on the Life and Legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe by Lester Strong My husband Dave and I went the other day to the...

Just*in Time: June 2014

Just*in Time by Justin B. Terry-Smith Hey dear My name is Eric and my family is from Jamaica. I’ve been positive for about eight years now....

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...

Having the Sex We Desire

The Question We may be having sex, but are we getting the sex we want? by John Francis Leonard Well, I’ve finally managed to do it. After...

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