The Price We Pay

On May 11, 1982, the New York Times published an article bringing attention to a previously-unknown disease that had taken the lives of a few-hundred gay man across the country. Gay-related Immunodeficiency (as it was then coined) was at first ignored, and later joked about; besides, it was only the gays and drug-abusers who were […]

Choose One

“If monogamy is two married people who agree to only have sex with each other, there isn’t much of a history of it.” explains Isabella Rotman . I don’t practice monogamy because.. I don’t want to. Despite this being the case for longer than I can remember, I’m still asked the same reductive questions by friends […]

My Big Black Gay Wedding

The proposal They say every girl dreams of their perfect wedding day. For me, I dreamed of meeting my soul mate and spending a life of happiness together. I proposed to my girlfriend on a dreamy isolated beach in the Mediterranean. We couldn’t wait to go home and share the exciting news with our friends […]