The year following graduation was a bit of a lost one as I tried to finally come to terms with my new identity. But nothing really clicked until I got a job at Next Magazine. Suddenly, my world had direction.
For my first four years in New York, I was so hell-bent on creating the life of Gavin Creel the Actor that I didn't have any clue how to be Gavin Creel the Plain Old Carefully Blossoming Gay Lad About Town in NYC. I did not know how to be gay.