Former Naval Chief Petty Officer Bruce Golden was stuck. He’d just left a shopping bazaar where he and his partner sold baby goods as a side gig and was driving himself to the hospital. He never made it there. His breathing became laboured; he was sweating profusely. He was shaking uncontrollably. What he feared most […]
If it didn't hurt so bad, I'd kill myself, but I'll let Ed Buck do it for now. - Gemmel Moore, the last journal entry of Buck's first methamphetamine overdose victim.
For some gay men, love and partnership have been usurped by loneliness and isolation. They represent a significant rise in gay and lonely people in society.
The night was unforgiving. Save the growing expanse of dark, speckled only by the lone stars above, and the growing sting of cold. The crack pipe in my pocket had witnessed its last high an hour or so ago. The delirium of my last crack-cocaine-fueled high was waning, along with my waistline, causing the stolen […]