Being Your Authentic Self As A Gay Man

I’ve been re-reading The Velvet Rage recently. It’s a very powerful read. In it Alan Downs talks of how as a child we learnt to hide a part of ourselves that society or family told us was unacceptable. More than just […]

Gay Films That Make You Happy

A few weeks ago I saw a post where someone was asking for suggestions for gay themed films that had happy or uplifting themes. It reminded me how many gay themed films I have watched which end in death, separation or sorrow! […]

Minority stress and gay men

I was 9 years old when I first registered that the world didn’t like me. Not for anything I had done, but because of something I could not change and had no choice over. It should have been a fun evening, watching […]