Pretty Little Broken Dolls

“I know you have a heavy heart I can feel it when we kiss So many men stronger than me Have thrown their backs out Trying to lift it.” –Bright Eyes, ‘Lua’ I’m scared. Jesus Fucking Christ, I’m scared. Scared enough to capitalize the name of the prophet to a deity in which I do […]

A Series of Thoughts About Boys and Men

This is going to be mighty heterocentric, because I can’t speak from any experience about anything else. Hopefully some of the larger concepts here will ring universal, anyway. With that said… boys. From about the sixth grade onward, I refused to call the males my age “boys”, despite that being exactly what they were at […]