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Identity / Life

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Problem Solving From the Closet

For me to fit in, or even pretend to fit in, I simply could not be out. So I did what any “normal, red-blooded American male” does.

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Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Fantasy Football

For me the whole endeavor was like being waterboarded. I knew it wasn’t going to kill me, but my brain told me it might.

Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Growing Up in the Shadow of AIDS
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Reflections on a Queer Childhood: Growing Up in the Shadow of AIDS

I, like so many gay men of my generation, discovered who we are, and how our country feels about who we are, while growing up in the shadow of AIDS.