Showing posts from April, 2014

The Making Of ‘A Better Life’ – A Coming Out Story

For me, he is another one Unbroken and that is why I am sharing his story here.

The Making Of ‘A Better Life’ – A Coming Out Story

Wednesday Briefs: The Lucky and the Damned

Welcome to Wednesday Briefs―a blog hop where authors post 500-1000 words of free flash fiction every week.  In this week's, flash fiction, a gay son confronts his father for the last time. 

St John and his father were not close though they’d only had one argument in their life as father and son. When St John confessed he was gay, his father had called him immoral. “Heterosexuality,” St John roared, “Is not a universal truth!” “You,” his father had countered angrily, “are an abomination! You and your kind, are damned.” “Damned? Damned, did you say? Hah! We soar, unchained by your righteous morality, your church-sanctioned unions. Our possibilities are unlimited―unlike yours which are limited by the circumference of a vagina!” The argument had occurred when St John was fifteen. His mother China had intervened and calmed them both down. But the chasm that opened between them that day was to remain open, uncrossable. After that, when he and his father did speak, they did so cautiously; t…

De-blog: Let's Talk About Sex Roundtable (part two)

De-blog: Let's Talk About Sex Roundtable (part two): Welcome to Part Two of our Roundtable discussion on sex in gay fiction, with authors, Larry Benjamin , WS Long , Andrew Q. Gordon and Han...