One foot in the forest & one in the city

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Glorifying victimhood is rarely helpful, but denying it exists is ignorant and dangerous. All of this hatred we experience, whether it be overt or covert, is internalized and exerts itself in different ways — some succumb to drugs, promiscuous sex, or self-hate. But most of us deal with it and prosper. I wonder if some gays would equate the “damaged” label with weakness; that to be affected by an intolerant society is a reflection on your own strength or perseverance. For me, being aware of the injustices is part of being an active part of society. Keeping your eyes open and reveling in tragedy are different. By All Gay People Are Screwed Up And It’s OK | Neal Broverman for the Advocate  (via gaywrites)

I was arguing this point the other night. Love it.

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It has to have have been my disdain for the city having grown up there but Barcelona Wine Bar in Boston came as an unexpected, but striking, tasteful, and pleasant surprise upon visiting it last week. Warm, welcoming, urban, industrial, and chic, the venue was fully occupied at 8pm on a perfectly comfortable Northeast summer night. To boost, the food was authentically flavorful. It’s gotta my outdated Puritanical attribution of the the olde city because Barcelona Wine Bar was surely reaffirming a new direction for Boston!

That’s it Bean Town!


I think the weirdest thing is that the person you’re going to marry and spend the rest of your life together with is currently walking the earth, living their own life, going to school or going to work or whatever, doing all these things and making all these memories that you’ll get to hear about from them years from now.