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Chris Delyani grew up in Chelsea, Mass., with his parents and three siblings. He earned a degree in print journalism and political science in 1990, and moved to San Francisco a couple years after graduation. Delyani married his partner in 2008, before Proposition 8 passed that same year, banning gay marriage. You Are Here is Delyani’s second book; his first is The Love Thing (2009). For more information please click here.

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Amazing Grace

(6) Comments | Posted June 1, 2013 | 11:12 PM

I should've known she'd find me. Within minutes of my March blog posting of my first visit to the Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth, Grace Sterling Stowell, BAGLY's executive director, sent me a Facebook message, thanking me for sharing my story and sounding very happy to be in...

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A Portrait of the Artist at 83

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 11:38 AM

"Getting old is wonderful," my neighbor Robert Akeley told me with a smile, his blue eyes lighting up, when I asked him for the single most important message he'd like to pass on to Huffington Post readers. He's an 83-year-old gay man, a practicing psychiatrist and artist, whose shining, candy-colored...

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A Silver Coming-Out Story

(13) Comments | Posted March 11, 2013 | 4:16 PM

On a Wednesday night exactly 25 years ago this month, I went to my first meeting of the Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth. Going there marked the first time I ever acknowledged to myself (or to anyone else) I was gay. How did I learn of BAGLY? You...

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Where Will Your Yellow Brick Road Take You?

(19) Comments | Posted February 16, 2013 | 5:35 PM

A few years ago my friends and I went to San Francisco's Castro Theater to see -- and sing along to -- a sold out special showing of The Wizard of Oz. We got there early not only to nab decent seats, but to watch the pre-show costume contest. I...

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