I Was Gay Bashed in Greenwich Village

On why homophobia is misogyny

Where we were when we were attacked.

My ears twitch. Is he talking to me? Surely not.

My head rests on Lenny’s chest as we stand near the end of Christopher Street, just enjoying the night air as we gaze out over the purple Hudson.

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James Finn

James Finn is an LGBTQ columnist, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.