Closeted and Unemployed

When you lose your job there’s a lot of things that can go through your head. How am I going to pay my bills? What’s going to happen to my health insurance? Where am I going to work next? I was thinking all of these things and more when my boss let me go a... Read more »

Dating in the closet

It’s this terrible thought at the back of your head that just nags at you incessantly. The conversation will be going along swimmingly. He’s a cute guy and seems genuinely interested. He may even seem like Mr. Right. But then I remember, and it gnaws at me. At some point, I’ll have to tell him... Read more »

Getting back into the dating game

My therapist tells me dating is a lot like job hunting. You’ll never get the position you want without trying. You go on interviews, you scour the web for openings and send your resume everywhere. An old college friend, who loves basketball, told me you miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. Point... Read more »
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Being attracted to straight friends

It’s a conundrum as old as gayness itself. Being attracted to friends of a different orientation is a kind of torture few straight people can understand. The numbers alone are depressing. As the vast majority of the world is straight (allegedly) there’s a very good chance that if you’re gay, you’ve probably ended up being... Read more »

Don't let Kevin Spacey ruin coming out

Don't let Kevin Spacey ruin coming out
Admittedly, I’m no expert on coming out. But there’s little expertise needed to see what’s wrong with Kevin Spacey. The LGBTQ community has universally condemned how Kevin Spacey came out after actor Anthony Rapp accused the House of Cards star in a Buzzfeed interview of making a sexual advance toward him when Rapp was only... Read more »

Welcome to the closet

Being in the closet is never easy. You have to go out every day with a secret. Always holding back a part of yourself from the rest of the world. You get worried about what others think of you, and get scared to death about people finding out your big secret and blowing your cover.... Read more »
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