This Blitz poem was inspired by the story of Matthew Shepard and anyone who is the subject of violence and discrimination.
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National Singles Day
Celebrating Singleness Yes, today is National Singles Day–a day that we are supposed to celebrate our “singleness.” First, I should say that I do enjoy my alone time. I sometimes drive to work with the radio turned off so I can think. I turn off the TV while I’m writing so I can concentrate, andContinue reading “National Singles Day”
Being in the Closet Isn’t So Bad
Brandon Ellrich writes a satirical view on coming out of the closet.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Warnings
This is a short work of fiction with a lesson about the dangers of discrimination and homophobia.
Better to Have Loved?
I don’t normally post on a Sunday, but since it’s Valentine’s Day, I thought I should put out a “love poem” of sorts. Anyway… Happy Valentine’s Day.
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”
New Book Now Available!
“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!”