Tag: perspective piece

Behind The Smiles: The Reality Of Being LGBT In Thailand

Thailand may seem like a safe haven for the LGBT community. But this ability of Thai society to accept queerness often does not extend towards a family member.

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An Open Letter To All The Lonely Gay Men Jaded With The ‘Scene’

The social climate for the contemporary gay man is one where friendships are grey and appearance is king. So it’s no surprise many gay men feel lonely & jaded.

This letter is addressed to every gay man who has ever felt jaded with the scene.

The Reality (And Struggle) Of Being An Average Looking Gay Man

If Instagram is to be believed, gay friendship is mostly muscled, tanned men smiling topless on the beach or in a club surrounded by an armour of hashtags. I figured that explained my struggle. I am shy, ugly and vegan, all of which pose a serious threat to anyone wanting to gain likes with the likes of #gaycute #gayhunk #gayhot.

I’m A Lesbian Getting Married But… I’m Afraid To Tell My Family

Getting married to the “one” is more than words can ever describe.

But here’s the plot twist; I am afraid to tell my family that I am getting married.