You’ve heard the saying… “Labels are for clothes, not for humans.” As if we don’t require categorisation. But I somewhat disagree because, without categorisation, how do we fit into this wide and wavering world? It’d just be a cliche sea … Continue reading Labels Are For Humans, Too
As a writer, I can’t do what everyone else is doing. Not only is it plagiarism, but it’s also practically impossible since everyone writes in a smorgasbord of different styles, voices and forms. Further, if I was to write what … Continue reading Want To Belong? Then Stand Out!
Intelligence is not about what you know but how you know. For instance, you know that no other word rhymes with orange – not because I just told you, but because you’re actively trying to find a word that does. … Continue reading How To Practice Emotional Intelligence
I usually get a sexual health check-up every six months. (And no, that’s not because I’m a slut. In fact, my sex count is quite tame compared to the average gay man.) The main reason I have regular check-ups is … Continue reading A Quick Gay Man’s Guide To Safe Sex
Every single person you meet will conjure up some fantastical version of you. And regardless of whether you’re the Queen of England or a lowly peasant, many of them will be bad. But are these bad opinions really worth validating? … Continue reading Who Cares If People Think You Suck!
You’re drowning. At least it feels like you are. The world is closing in and your agitated mind worries about falling short. About not doing enough. But don’t believe your own lies. Because somewhere in the deep recesses of your … Continue reading Take The Day Off
When everyone strives to box themselves into various facets of human existence, I like to drift through them. And that makes me a floater. But being a floater is not akin to being lazy; in fact, it’s a different form … Continue reading The Art Of Being A Successful Floater In Life
“The ending has not yet been written.” – Atrus, Myst Series The above quote comes from a game called Myst, and it shares the perfect life lesson we all need. In these uncertain times, with the pandemic never seeming to … Continue reading A Message of Hope for a Life Post-2020
Herbal teas do more than soothe the soul. I used to be a bona fide coffee drinker until I realised how much stress it was giving me. So I quit drinking it in my early 20s. A drastic move considering … Continue reading 4 Herbal Teas You Need To Get Into If You’re Feeling Stressed
The hardest part of being different is having to explain yourself every single time. I dream of a day when that won’t be the case. But it’s foolish to hope that everyone will understand you because we’re always going to … Continue reading 3 Things Every Gay Man Wants You To Know
My name is technically Christopher, but you can call me Chris, bro, mate, girl, queen, fag and maybe the c-word if you’re a close friend. I really don’t care. Just so long as you’re being nice. But not everyone is … Continue reading Don’t Hate Gender-Neutral Pronouns
Under my towering arches of marble, the sudden silence of the hall is depressing. Because just as they were halfway down the aisle, the music cuts out. And it was all going so well. In the striking scene, a flush … Continue reading Burden: A Short Story