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My Middle School Principal Told Me I Had The Devil Inside Me

December 20, 2012

My parents sent me to a Christian school for elementary and middle school because they said it was a “good learning environment,” but they were really just scared that I’d turn into a drug addicted illiterate community college dropout if [...]

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I Wasn’t Hired Because I Was Gay

October 29, 2012

I had been working at a certain high-priced, gimmicky ice cream franchise for almost a year when I realized that I needed a change. I was a junior in high school and the continuous streams of “I bet you love [...]

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I Grew Up In The Fattest City In America

October 22, 2012

My hometown of Evansville, a small city on the Ohio River in Southern Indiana, isn’t known for much. Johnny Depp was born in a podunk Kentucky town about a 30 minutes drive away and our IHOP was raided by the [...]