• My One Regret

    My One Regret

    Today I’m concerned about losing an entire generation of voices because of the current state of political affairs. I’m concerned that Americans are content with believing the worst about Queer people because being afraid is easier than staying informed. I didn’t know that happiness for LGBTQ people until adulthood. I didn’t know that being myself was enough until a couple years ago.

  • La Maschera goes Bridgerton

    La Maschera goes Bridgerton

    La Maschera is the Downtown Arts District’s largest annual fundraiser which serves as a celebration of the arts and artists in downtown Orlando. The event takes place on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 7:00 PM -11:00 PM at City Arts. 

  • Don’t Stay Silent – Reading

    Don’t Stay Silent reading at Timucua Arts Foundation in Orlando, Florida during Pride Month 2022! Thank you Lauren White the Poetic Engineer for inviting me to share this piece. I am a #proud member of the LGBTQ community. Our history will not be erased! #saygay The Don’t Say Gay bill follows the same Queerphobic rhetoric as the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. Silence […]

  • “Don’t Stay Silent” by Benjamin P. Gallagher

    “Don’t Stay Silent” by Benjamin P. Gallagher

    Happy Pride! The Winter Park Library invited me to speak at the LGBTQ event “Speak from the Heart” on 6/18/22. I read a piece called “Don’t Stay Silent.” The essay reflected on recent Queer history in the United States. This month I learned how to become a better leader because of our ancestors. Read the […]

  • Obio O. Jones – Check it Out!

    Obio O. Jones – Check it Out!

    Obio O. Jones shares conversations on Youtube about being Black, Queer, and Proud. His channel features several interviews with Black gay men reflecting on the journey of identity. 

  • Writing Exercise Wednesday

    Writing Exercise Wednesday

    Hello, Thanks for supporting my page! Tonight I created a short post. The assignment was to write 50 kind words about myself. From there the exercise grew into a post about imagination. These days my dreams help me keep a fresh perspective on the world. I am someone that likes to daydream but seldom finds […]

  • “True Beauty” By Benjamin P. Gallagher

    “True Beauty” By Benjamin P. Gallagher

    This post was originally featured for the Creating With Pride event on June 17, 2021. Check out the full zine here! Subscribe for more Queer content. Benjamin P. Gallagher

  • Check out the Being Seen Podcast

    Check out the Being Seen Podcast

    PRIDE month is over, but we are still having conversations about the LGBTQ+ community. Check out the Being Seen Podcast! Being Seen is an in-depth exploration of culture’s role in resolving the tension between how we are seen and how we see ourselves. Focused on the gay and queer Black male experience, Being Seen is […]

  • How Queer Emotions Made Me a Writer

    Last week, I shared an article called “My Ballroom ‘House Father’ Made Me the Man I Am Today” by Sydney Baroque on my Instagram channel. Baroque is a Journalist and Co-Executive Producer on HBO Max’s competition reality show, Legendary. In the article, Baroque shared a young man’s story about family and Queer pride. The piece […]

  • Creating with Pride – Call for Submissions

    Thank you to everyone who showed up at the Artists and Authors event! I had a wonderful time speaking to everyone about their art and creative processes.Click here to view the Zine we created for your viewing pleasure! Also, thank you to the Center and the Winter Park Library for hosting this event. I’m grateful […]