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Gay Self Loathing

Gay 'Reviews' and the Disintegration of Our Community

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

There's no reason for a gay man to review my book by calling me a "sad old queen," especially in a country in which gays have spent decades fighting for rights and awareness and equal treatment.

Healing the Gay Community From the Inside Out

Joel Readence | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joel Readence

If we're able to find happiness, purpose and validation from within, we're then able to shift our lives for the better and begin to view the other members of our community with the compassion and love they deserve.

American Stinker

Walt Hawkins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Walt Hawkins

American Thinker is your garden-variety right-wing site for people who believe Jesus personally hand-delivered the Constitution to the founding fathers. What sets it apart is that one of its bloggers, Robert Oscar Lopez, is allegedly gay and claims to have been raised by two lesbians.

Why Do So Many Gay Men Hate Gay Guys?

Jordan Bach | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jordan Bach

Many gay men find their own qualities, perhaps apparent to everyone else but them, extremely discomfiting in other gay men. We slither in embarrassment for them or laugh uneasily and toss snide remarks, belying a self-righteous anger that simply does not coexist with self-awareness.

From Self-Loathing to Self-Love: How I Cast Out the Real Demon Inside Me

Levi Kreis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Levi Kreis

You can't train a child to believe he is detestable in the eyes to God and expect him to have any value for his own life. The older I got, the more my bad choices reflected back to me the deep-rooted self-loathing I had agreed to long ago.