Mar 06, 2017 · If you are gay or know many gays, chances are you saw “Together Alone,” Michael Hobbes’ longform essay on what he calls an
Jan 10, 2018. Loneliness doesn't discriminate. Few people are lucky enough to make it through life without feeling isolated at some point. But there are particular reasons why loneliness is prevalent among the LGBTQ community. Part of realizing you're gay, or bi, or trans, or non-binary, or anything other than cisgender.
Mar 6, 2017. If you are gay or know many gays, chances are you saw “Together Alone,” Michael Hobbes' longform essay on what he calls an “epidemic of gay loneliness,” show up in your feeds late last week. After seeing the article shared approvingly by many friends, I skimmed and dutifully posted it myself.
Dec 9, 2017. I've only ever been to a gay bar a few times in my life, perhaps because I find bars too much like the house I grew up in loud, full of alcohol, music blasting from every dark corner, and a series of. As if there's only one way to be lonely, as if sex and romantic love were the only thing a person could long for.
Jun 12, 2017. Thursday night's Together Alone event in Vancouver, a community conversation about gay male loneliness felt anything but lonely with more than 100. gay men are still more likely than their straight counterparts to take their own lives, have a major depressive episode, suffer from anxiety, abuse drugs or.
Mar 13, 2017. We are living content, fulfilling lives that go just as unexamined as the men Hobbes interviewed. It's important to recognize and talk about the loneliness epidemic that has plagued LGBTQ people for decades as we struggle for visibility, comfort and acceptance. But recognizing and celebrating gay.
Richard Jenkins On Playing A Lonely Gay Man in One of the Year's Biggest Oscar Contenders. richard jenkins. "Sometimes you read a part and you go, 'I can do this. I understand being at a point in your life where you don't know what to do, or where to turn.'” By Hilton Dresden. Thu, 2017-11-30. Share on Twitter.
Mar 31, 2017. In what may be the most candid piece in Huffington Post history, Michael Hobbes, who identifies as gay, writes about what he calls an “epidemic of loneliness.”. In fact, living in so-called “gay neighborhoods” is a predictor of more frequent, risky behaviors and methamphetamine use. And, Hobbes adds.
Aug 29, 2017. But why do so many of us feel lonely? I know it's not just our community, but it's increasingly common for gay men to feel isolated and alone. Match these feelings with anxiety and depression, and they can be an extremely dangerous combination. It's all too easy to go from the hustle of a busy social/work life.
This study examined predictors of loneliness in a sample of 76 gay, lesbian, or bisexual GLB youth living in the Midwest. Participants completed measures to assess levels of gender nonconformity, outness, positive sexual identity, victimization, perceived campus climate, social support from family, social support from GLB.
Oct 6, 2017. Sexual anxiety is a huge issue, and it's a mental block that prevents you from having a fulfilling sex life and serves to sabotage any chance of a healthy relationship. It took a lot of therapy, soul-searching and meditation for me to come to terms with who I am. Not all gay men are out and proud, it's simply not.