Category Archives: LGBT+

June 2019: How This Month of Reading and Connecting Reinvigorated My Mind

What I Read: Dreadnought by April Daniels The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag Real Queer America by Samantha Allen We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia The Love Songs of Sappho translated by Paul Roche Let’s … Continue reading

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Mom Hugs and Puppy Snuggles: How I Let Depression Get the Best of Me Before I Explored Why Life is Worth Living

As you already know, this summer has been rough for me. I have been lonely, dealing with an emotional new roommate, and starting a job at Walmart that was slowly sucking my soul out like a Dementor. I won’t go … Continue reading

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April 2019: How I Read and Loved My First Graphic Novel

What I Read: The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ash Hardell Black Flag and punk rock zines Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England by Brock Clarke The Dew Breaker … Continue reading

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Skeleton Faces and Coming Out: How I’m Learning that Confidence and Insecurities Can Live Side by Side

This past month has been weird, to say the least. My face got turned into half of a skull, I visited my friend Tricia in the hospital three hours away, I’ve been sick with a flu-sinus-infection hybrid, AND I came … Continue reading

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February 2019: How Reading Through my Emotions Helps, a.k.a. February Was Weird

What I Read: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab The Tea Dragon Society (graphic novel) by Katie O’Neill Autoboyography by Christina … Continue reading

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The Hydra Monster Strikes Again: How Amateur Drag Night at the Gay Bar Helped with my Low Moods

A few nights ago, I was at the gay bar with my friends. One of my friends was performing in amateur drag night (what an amazing king) and I got to spend time with the people I was going to … Continue reading

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“I Just Wanted To Tell You You Look Pretty Today”: How I Flirted for the First Time

Yesterday, I told a girl she was pretty. This may not seem like a big deal, but it was for me. Ever since I came out as bisexual, I’ve worried about dating. I never dated in high school, because I … Continue reading

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