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1/24
2020
"The Apostles are pseudo-celebrities to many practicing Mormons, treated with reverence and then asked for selfies.… https://t.co/d0LnzhaSZi"Last summer, an article with the astonishing headline — “Seven Chinese girlfriends buy mansion to retire and die t… https://t.co/t0W5cPnfKM"I collect our empty bottles between the knuckles on one hand and line them up on the windowsill. Lee makes finger… https://t.co/55hUiyxsUE"“Yeah, but this is the real work,” he says with an expression so earnest it pains Fatima to look at him directly.… https://t.co/49HnIR9oQe"I was still legally present in the U.S. but I had to stop working and wait for the verdict. As I ventured the stre… https://t.co/YRFz1CufVv"I used to be good at sex. This is a secret I’ve held close, but I’ll tell you now because it’s been taken from me.… https://t.co/RdtVXhsLYN"The Elvis-story surely must be a chimera. I’ve already met Jesus and Napoleon on the streets, so Elvis’s love inte… https://t.co/QBolN8XF8o"What I came to understand later is that the courage involved in quitting does not lie in the decision or the act i… https://t.co/lCDz9hBGq2"Some of us come to the choral voice because we know heroes aren’t always singular, know that the idea of a the ind… https://t.co/vsCY9ZDLB9“She escaped the hell that other people call “family” by running away with the first best guy who didn’t beat her.… https://t.co/JLWZx15dYD
1/23
2020
#BookmarkThis! From @gaythemagazine, @Alison_Kinney visits a lab and is subjected to various hilarious lab tests t… https://t.co/XQJe31DIWA
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1/19
2020
"When it was time for bed, she strapped me back into my braces. The pain kept me awake, but it was better than wear… https://t.co/YnmBqumRPf"What I came to understand later is that the courage involved in quitting does not lie in the decision or the act i… https://t.co/FO0gKl3z7B"I like fishing and hunting. That’s why I added these pics of me holding a 75 lb. bass and an AR-15. I’m going to s… https://t.co/TqItHMfdvp"I used to be good at sex. This is a secret I’ve held close, but I’ll tell you now because it’s been taken from me.… https://t.co/ssS6T4veCK"I was still legally present in the U.S. but I had to stop working and wait for the verdict. As I ventured the stre… https://t.co/QNu5Dzq1fB"When we learned our first child couldn’t survive her own gestation and birth, the choice was simple: abortion. Ago… https://t.co/Vm1QnUuYG7
1/18
2020
"“Yeah, but this is the real work,” he says with an expression so earnest it pains Fatima to look at him directly.… https://t.co/IuVd6rmyvR"I collect our empty bottles between the knuckles on one hand and line them up on the windowsill. Lee makes finger… https://t.co/u4Pb3pa2jp"I learned to smile at the men I handed food samples to, but keep answers short, vague. I nodded my head, but turne… https://t.co/ufIxfX8u7k"As my classmates begin to piece together a past that would hint to them their future, I put together a map of what… https://t.co/JB2FgGP1i6"Last summer, an article with the astonishing headline — “Seven Chinese girlfriends buy mansion to retire and die t… https://t.co/RiDtEXzzs1"There’s rarely a path to true freedom in America if you are an immigrant. The whole system is designed so that vis… https://t.co/N1AvuKDOVu"The Apostles are pseudo-celebrities to many practicing Mormons, treated with reverence and then asked for selfies.… https://t.co/IrfxBUBdT7The Community Issue of Gay is live here: https://t.co/0g0NJutHvK https://t.co/GzLvYmvv3J"Sometimes, friends would ask where I’d bought it. I’d shrug and say “Paris” with a mournful smile, as if to comfor… https://t.co/umphwnjopNWe are accepting submissions: https://t.co/17xRHGkiFG"We’re told the DNA strands inside of us look like a double helix, a spiral staircase. An adoptee’s body is built t… https://t.co/bhyeUOjSAnWriting about my evolving journey of faith for @GayTheMagazine was difficult but so very rewarding! Thank you @rgayhttps://t.co/OkqDHU7XHY
Retweeted by Gay MagazineIn her debut novel, SAVING RUBY KING, @cawest329 wanted to represent her church community by writing it as its own… https://t.co/69FgDXJbkl
Retweeted by Gay MagazineDebut author @cawest329 takes us to church with this brilliant piece for @GayTheMagazine, founded by the incomparab… https://t.co/bF9SiLUSYb
Retweeted by Gay Magazine"Then we realized God isn’t going to completely save us so we must do our part to save ourselves. In churches, we h… https://t.co/TuwXtt0MV6
1/17
2020
"We are surrounded by unanswered prayers, but still come through those doors day after day, week after week, year a… https://t.co/NvSN9AspE4
1/16
2020
"The idea of living in community isn’t new. It’s one of the oldest things in the world, dating back to when humans… https://t.co/Af8aemV49O"I found out my dad had been called to be an Apostle at the same time as the rest of the world. I didn’t know it wa… https://t.co/KfVRdreByI"As my classmates begin to piece together a past that would hint to them their future, I put together a map of what… https://t.co/d2ERPgPa9C
1/15
2020
"When I tell my teacher I am adopted, she thinks for a moment before telling me I should just leave myself off the… https://t.co/RC0PT6Jx4P
1/14
2020
"I learned to smile at the men I handed food samples to, but keep answers short, vague. I nodded my head, but turne… https://t.co/64EiRQXd6H"I collect our empty bottles between the knuckles on one hand and line them up on the windowsill. Lee makes finger… https://t.co/rRfO1N1gAr"My dad always sang at Christmas Eve Mass. He’s a tenor and O Holy Night is his specialty. He practiced in the den,… https://t.co/1PrZgVth9O"My wife, gritting from the increasing pain shoots a glare that makes me wish I could forget the store and the gift… https://t.co/miIra7ZNiX
1/11
2020
"“Yeah, but this is the real work,” he says with an expression so earnest it pains Fatima to look at him directly.… https://t.co/KO2F9Ma0KPhappy new year, i'm in @GayTheMagazine's community issue, writing about the greatest love affair of my life: my roo… https://t.co/2Oy1AhmdXv
Retweeted by Gay MagazineThis beautiful @victoriabwrites essay for @GayTheMagazine on pregnancy loss, parenting, and abortion... "In colloq… https://t.co/kRY58a2pxa
Retweeted by Gay Magazine"When we learned our first child couldn’t survive her own gestation and birth, the choice was simple: abortion. Ago… https://t.co/1ZL4aze0B5"Even before I was born, my dad immersed himself in Church service. He accepted every church responsibility asked o… https://t.co/2H4RWzPgAu"Sometimes, friends would ask where I’d bought it. I’d shrug and say “Paris” with a mournful smile, as if to comfor… https://t.co/8h3aiMg1bq"I was still legally present in the U.S. but I had to stop working and wait for the verdict. As I ventured the stre… https://t.co/DOhFTnM3Rh"I learn that some friends of friends have bought a house upstate. A group of people, not just a couple. They’re no… https://t.co/eUE4WToxyf
1/10
2020
"And an immigrant’s right to exist in one place is always contingent upon how hard they work, whether they’re a goo… https://t.co/JPQGsYOiyi
1/8
2020
In @gaythemagazine I rounded up our favorite essays we published in 2019. (They’re all our favorite so these are ou… https://t.co/8xRjCDFvKG
Retweeted by Gay MagazineMy new short story "Local Economies" is up at @GayTheMagazine! It's a story about trying to be an artist, being bro… https://t.co/vkjq7X5j85
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1/4
2020
"Ólafur is pretentious and derivative, but when Fatima performs his pieces, she feels as though she is giving herse… https://t.co/ekLSyz7pR7
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1/2
2020
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1/1
2019
"A baby born after a pregnancy loss is sometimes called a rainbow baby. My oldest son, my rainbow baby, was large,… https://t.co/JiqtrRiwae"Ólafur is pretentious and derivative, but when Fatima performs his pieces, she feels as though she is giving herse… https://t.co/ekLSyz7pR7"But by the time I reached my mid-twenties, the bag had started to deteriorate. A zipper along the inner lining had… https://t.co/gBBa6tEjM7This essay from @aubreyhirsch in @GayTheMagazine really hit on all those feelings of loving someone without having… https://t.co/CzQ9ekJEr1
Retweeted by Gay MagazineFriends! I have an essay up at @GayTheMagazine! It’s about pregnancy loss, parenting, and abortion. https://t.co/pOKIn4JsXI
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12/31
2019
A huge thank you to Roxane Gay and Laura June Topolsky for publishing my essay, “So Hard to Love,” in Gay Magazine!… https://t.co/ZbEY8ThmtF
Retweeted by Gay MagazineYou can now read the short story I wrote this summer thanks to @GayTheMagazine! And it’s accompanied by one of my n… https://t.co/gQrzyqLzu0
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12/27
2019
For @gaymagazine @reeamilcarscott wrote about delivering his youngest son, unexpectedly, a Christmas miracle. https://t.co/0m6dskuzEY
Retweeted by Gay MagazineAnd then @poetryduh brings us his excellent short story The Last of Lee about men and their smells and connections… https://t.co/01IRrsAHOB
Retweeted by Gay Magazine @gaymagazine @ReeAmilcarScott Next up, @cameronesposito writes about queer milestones, changing relationships and f… https://t.co/pqzjRkRDMD
Retweeted by Gay MagazineDeesha Philyaw does the very important work of identifying the 13 guys you're going to meet on dating apps. Truly u… https://t.co/2oDfdlxZhr
Retweeted by Gay MagazineThis week, in @gaythemagazine, we have three great essays for you. First, Annie Liontas writes about what it's like… https://t.co/lxarsJGdHf
Retweeted by Gay MagazineFinally, Paula Younger writes about defense mechanism and matters of the heart in So Hard to Love: https://t.co/XkuYeP8Ttg
Retweeted by Gay MagazineTHANK YOU to everyone who clicked, shared, and clapped for my humor piece for @GayTheMagazine. It’s got 1.1K claps… https://t.co/yLokWQR92l
Retweeted by Gay MagazineFor @GayTheMagazine, I wrote about two years ago today when I delivered a baby. “The contractions are still arriv… https://t.co/ZVe9iE9AMm
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12/26
2019
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12/19
2019
"I used to be good at sex. This is a secret I’ve held close, but I’ll tell you now because it’s been taken from me.… https://t.co/dUOcw8UuCz"I like fishing and hunting. That’s why I added these pics of me holding a 75 lb. bass and an AR-15. I’m going to s… https://t.co/sgeinxyCiT
12/18
2019
"What I came to understand later is that the courage involved in quitting does not lie in the decision or the act i… https://t.co/U4Ncx47lt8"I’m just out here living life and loving life. And loving the life I’m living. Looking for that special lady who k… https://t.co/N7tzYdPUg9
12/17
2019
"When it was time for bed, she strapped me back into my braces. The pain kept me awake, but it was better than wear… https://t.co/wYK7doRfed
12/14
2019
"It’s still nice, on its own, to think quietly about the fact that even at this late stage there are still thousand… https://t.co/q3Xmtm63ne"My first attempt at finding my own scent as a child was Love’s Baby Soft, which was all about making the baby powd… https://t.co/Fs1nl6fnyK"A Lutheran youth sleepover is not how a Jew like me would typically spend a Friday night, but I agree after Hannah… https://t.co/q8O8fOY7ZE"I don’t remember the first time I pulled out my eyebrows, or how it felt; I’ve pulled so many over the years that… https://t.co/gHjTnIUTg3"Though the instructor’s use of the n-word had been the most flagrant performance of his racism, the weeks in the f… https://t.co/i73rlc0vzN"Like much of what I’ve loved in life, cigars are addictive and toxic. Unless you’re the one smoking, they smell te… https://t.co/hGAvvP0SCd"Maggie Smith’s “Good Bones” is at the center of our lesson plan — a poem I’d read over and over before I began vol… https://t.co/Dsc6wFEMZn"I look at my reflection in the mirror and repeat a mantra: “I am not my mother. I am not my mother.”… https://t.co/sX52IsmxEE" I get goosebumps when I feel my barber finger-paint shave cream on the skin around my ears and neckline. It feels… https://t.co/74DvMUKlAC"These men saw me as the smiling embodiment of domestic pageantry, but there was another me, the me who’d grown res… https://t.co/4mRgI9wAoI“Herein lies the subtle, bittersweet beauty of quitting: it radically destabilizes a part of your identity. It asks… https://t.co/1tzVbwEMSC
Retweeted by Gay MagazineI wrote for a bunch of other outlets. Here’s something I wrote for the inaugural issue of @GayTheMagazine about the… https://t.co/ET2e5JtL7E
Retweeted by Gay Magazine"“Look at me! I wrote a book, AND I had three kids to boot! Fuck you Lucy!” (I made this quote up, and I do not wan… https://t.co/lg15xg3b0EIn June, @theferocity wrote about how he felt when he realized that his laugh was his mother's laugh:… https://t.co/YJGvjJtZBoWhat would it feel like if you submitted to a well-respected literary magazine and then someone called to tell you… https://t.co/QbnyC8TDk9
12/13
2019
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12/12
2019

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