It Gets Better—But Not Through Politics

The idea that politicians will grant gay people equality has always been a complete delusion, says the blogger. "The only thing that brings us equality is our own testimony and our own lives"—like Dan Savage’s "It Gets Better Project."

“I Came Out First to God”

The first person the blogger came out to was God, and the second was a priest. But when he told his parents years later, his father’s response was a true moment of grace.

Confronting HIV as a Writer

The blogger came out as HIV positive because he couldn’t write truthfully or with integrity otherwise.