It often feels as thought gay men who live outside the urban (even costal urban) experience don't exist in terms of news, culture, and writing.
I grew up in a town of less than 3,000 people, before the rise of the internet. There were no visible LGBTQ folks in either my life or my community. Hearing voices from these communities remind all of us of the work that still must be done.
Sometimes, all my worlds collide on the page. Check out this article over at The Advocate by a gay man living in Missoula, Montana. READ IT HERE