This Blitz poem was inspired by the story of Matthew Shepard and anyone who is the subject of violence and discrimination.
Brandon Ellrich writes a satirical view on coming out of the closet.
I came out of the closet today. I’d been trying to blend in for so long, hanging around with others like me, but still feeling like I stuck out like a sore thumb. I always thought it was obvious–the flashy colors, my style, the way I carried myself. It was just the way I wasContinue reading “Coming Out”
“I should’ve killed myself this morning. In a bigger city, being gay wouldn’t be so bad; at least, from what I’ve heard. But when you live in the Bible Belt, go to a small school, small church, small community, full of small minds, it’s not so easy.” Teenage life is never simple. For Melissa, thingsContinue reading “New Book Now Available!”