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When the Gay Heart Cannot Grieve

I was never taught to mourn the end of my early relationships.

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The moment my eyes alighted on W’s picture from my middle school yearbook, my heart quickened.

In the 8th grade, I had an enormous crush on a 7th-grade boy. The problem was I didn’t know it was a crush. No one explained to me that boys could have crushes on boys. It was 1985…




Amplifying LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling

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Patrick Paul Garlinger

Patrick Paul Garlinger

Spiritual author and intuitive guide who illuminates our sacred connection to life.

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