“Bottoming is hard”, I thought to myself. I was in the bathroom getting ‘prepped’ for our date.
I do not have the right to marry my lover
I'll always marry a man for love.
"You do realize your requirements are a bit high? No girl can meet them all on her own. Have pity on them."
Diano stood outside one of the pet shops near the SOGO Shopping Mall, in Causeway Bay, and watched the cute kittens in the display window.
“It’s a sin. It’s an abomination. If you’re homosexual, God hates you.”
"I know you don't like him because I spend more time with him than I do with you. We work together and we gym together. Some things in life are not by choice."
I'm sick and tired
Of logging into Grindr, Scruff, Hornet or Growlr
May be I'm addicted? May be I still hope?
But, what am I hoping for?
"It was drizzling outside. I saw the silhouette of a guy walking towards me. He was carrying somebody in his arms just like a lover would. For a second, I froze."
I have ocean currents in the pit of my stomach.
Swirling till I feel my head spin.
The sound box thundered and shook the floor. If he didn't move away soon, his eardrums would pop out, thought Oliver.
Forwarding the speed of sun so days and nights pass flashing by,
I sit beside my choicest window waiting for the time to die.
My mind still focused on men because I thought I was heterosexual in my orientation.
I have to admit that ever since I realized I was gay, I have been unconsciously distancing myself from my family.
The driver replied they were thinking there’s a woman sitting and all of them (the other driver and three passengers) were trying to catch up the pace to stare at you.
Manoj belonged to a middle class family. It was a family of scholars. His parents were teachers at a neighbourhood school.
Everyday of my life
I thank God for what I am grateful for
With all the challenges thrown at you
Battles become your core.
Let me touch you one last time
Touch you while I can
While my body is still warm
While my love for you still beats in my heart
Margarita With A Straw brings to the world a fresh breath of air to accept and love people, the way they are.
I took my father out for dinner. We ordered some appetizers, I was going to tell him right away.
What I discovered while exploring the gay community at that time was that my gay identity and South Asian identity were mutually exclusive.