Gay, Closeted, and Heartbroken in Morocco.


My name is Anthony Mercurio and I’m from San Francisco. In 2009 I studied abroad and lived in Morocco, studying Arabic. I came out of the closet when I was very young, I was 15. Out and proud and pretty loud about it. I grew up in, I was lucky …

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I’m From Clear Lake, TX – Featured Artist

FEATURED ARTIST – Brian Ness STORY by Rafi Mittlefehldt I’m 5 years old and surrounded by hundreds of kids my age, all of us soaked with chlorine water and dopamine and sunshine, sunshine, sunshine. It’s summer in Webster, Texas. The pool’s enormous, looks impossibly huge through little-boy eyes. I’m having …

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