The darkness festers throughout the vast cosmos in many ways, through war, famine, greed and more, this collection showcases this darkness that exists all around. From the tortured individual to the battlefields of distant lands. This darkness grows, and this archive exists to catalog it. The archive will continue to catalog these findings, as the darkness grows ever closer to us, we are prepared to meet it with observant eyes, and open minds.
Modern gay life is hard enough, with homophobia, bar culture and dysfunctional relationships, but how do you navigate it carrying the baggage of the ex-gay movement?
Chris was involved with an ex-gay organisation as a teenager, after a breakdown he broke away from them. Now, as an adult, Chris is trying to live as an out gay man but the baggage of his past keeps pulling him back.
So often the damage does not stop when the abuse does.
This six-part story asks how does someone come to terms with the aftermath of the ex-gay movement.
Sometimes life isn’t fair. Fifteen-year-old Richie Ferguson must learn this lesson the hard way when his mother dies of cancer and he is forced to live with a father who left the family two years earlier for another woman. Richie’s life becomes a storm, whirling around with no sense of purpose or direction. Will the tumultuous winds destroy him, or will he find a calm sea in time to save his own life?
James Esposito grew up projects in Brooklyn in the 1980's. His whole life being haunted by his fear of turning into his abusive alcoholic father. While has parents come in and out of his life, he finds guidance in his English teacher who his helps explore his love for writing and to come to terms with his sexuality, discovering that he is falling madly in love with his best friend. James battles himself and his close-minded environment to come out and find who he truly is.
Diego's professional wrestling career isn't going so well. He's unpopular, homophobic and lacks charisma, both on and off screen. Gay icon Lance delivers a disastrous debut match and becomes the scorn of the industry. Management decides to give them both another chance and pairs them together - Diego is a seasoned wrestler and Lance is a talented entertainer. With no chemistry and nothing in common, the two aren't nearly as friendly behind the scenes as they are on camera, but with both their careers hanging in the balance, they'll have to find some way to make it work.
Donovan, a one time promising baseball star, enjoys his life and his close friends. After almost a decade of trying to forget his past, he's wrangled into joining a summer co-ed men's baseball league. That's when he meets Shane, a jerk with a great ass. They don't get off get off to a good start but will they be able to overcome their differences?
A forbidden attraction on so many levels turns a town into a war zone....In this battle, love can hurt even worse than hate.....
Mateo 'Madison' Monroe is a genderfluid individual, who is androgynous in appearance. After a scandal forces their family to move, Mateo finds themselves a fish out of water in a small town in Colorado. Hoping for a fresh start to begin a new and to live as their true self while hiding their secret and past, Mateo soon discovers just how dangerous love & lies are
What if being your true self....is your downfall? Because in the eyes of some....Living your truth is downright despicable.
Declan was the epitome of strength, the top defensive back, top student in his classes, part of THE top-notch football team. But when he fails a basic challenge in front of his entire team--especially to a tiny thing like Bailey McIntyre--he's furious. So is his team captain. And Declan just can't seem let it go. And it gets worse... because he starts to think about Bailey as more than just the guy who destroyed his reputation.
I like writing, I do it when I'm bored, happy, sad, afraid, brave, strong, weak, or just feeling inspired. Some are good, some are great. Some are bad, some are terrible. And some are just parts that I like out of the stories that I write. So without further a due... I give you my first poetry anthology; Falling.