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  • An open letter to Principal BJ Buchmann ...

    May 30, 2015

    After learning of and reading about the gay valedictorian whose graduation speech was silenced by school administrators, I felt compelled to reach out to Mr. BJ Buchmann with my own story – not only to tell him of the struggles I experienced throughout high school, but to also remind him that stripping someone of their narrative and ability to come out … Continue reading

  • 7 Things You May Not Know About Me

    Mar 30, 2015

    I occasionally get chosen to participate in random Facebook tags. Oftentimes these will detail my position on the Enterprise, what someone would say to me if we woke up in jail together, or what my position in a group of friends is (whether I’m running around naked or eating glue in the corner.) Most of them don’t interest me. This … Continue reading

  • My HIV Journal

    Nov 19, 2014

    On Monday, August 17th of 2014, I received two preliminary-positive HIV diagnoses. The following day, I received two more. Because I best express myself through my writing, and because I wish to chronicle my thoughts, feelings and fears for myself and those who may be following me, I have created a Tumblr that I will update with progress for however … Continue reading

  • The Serial Killer Phase

    Nov 2, 2014

    I think most writers (especially those of horror) go through at least one major phase where they become complete and utterly fascinated by serial killers. Where it stems from can be debated. For some, we see something on TV. This usually occurs when we’re young (the True Crime network or Cold Case Files.) We’re horrified, fascinated, intrigued, disturbed. We have nightmares, doubts. … Continue reading