by Diane Wakoski The little house of paper dolls, barely visible in the sea of orange groves, lighted only by the stumbling flames of a trash fire The little house of high […]
The day starts with the alarm going off at the ridiculously unreasonable hour of 7 a.m. I drive my 2013 silver Boxster S to the Sebring International Speedway. It’s just over the bridge from the hotel so you have time for a quick breakfast sandwich. It’s always better to have something in your stomach if you have to throw up later.
Orlando peeps, you get to hear own dangerously hilarious Tiffany Razzano read from her work! Tiffany’s one of three featured presenters in the lineup Wednesday, July 8 (7:00 PM) at The Short Attention Span Storytelling […]
Dance, dance, revolution! The long slow dance toward the dawn of equality— gays finally have the Constitutional right to marry. What does that mean for young gay people—that the world will suddenly change and embrace them? The mother of a gay high school senior examines the dance she has shared with her son on the journey that brought them to this historic place in time and to his latest coming out: online, in an article he wrote for the national student think tank publication for which he is a regular contributor. Paula Whyman shares with us her hopes for what happens for her son from now forward.
by Delaney Rose Ever since I was a young, rainbow-freckled lesbian I’ve dreamt of the day I would have the right to get married. I always thought I’d celebrate, get married spontaneously, […]
by Julia Connolly I have gay friends who love football. I have straight friends who arrange flowers beautifully. I have lesbian friends who adore looking girly. I have straight friends […]
by Stevie Edwards Ithaca, NY – June 24, 2015 What if we built a God out of justice. If we prayed for justice to lead our daily actions before scrambled eggs and […]
by Lee Lynch There are certain memories that glow unexpectedly brighter than the other million moments catalogued in my mind. Their significance demands attention, and for good reason. The accumulation of those […]
by Sheree L. Greer So, in 2006, I did the inevitable. I came out to my mother. I was in grad school in Chicago at the time, and I decided to tell […]
From acclaimed poet Marie Howe, a candid and unapologetic poem about coming of age and experiencing “the first pure thrill of unreluctant desire.” This poem casts no aspersions on the exploration of sexuality; instead, the poem celebrates it.