Gay Mag
Published in

Gay Mag

Strands

What are genetics, exactly, when we are adopted?

Illustration by Carmen Johns

TThe first time I try to tell the future, I am 8 years old. I sit with friends around a table in the cafeteria and we make lists of the types of places we’ll live (mansion, apartment, shack) and the men we’ll marry (a who’s who of 90’s Hollywood heartthrobs) and the number of children we’ll have (zero never seems to be an option). We take turns drawing tally marks with…

--

--

--

A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

Recommended from Medium

The Real Meaning Of September 11, 1140AH — المعنى الحقيقي ل 11 سبتمبر

The Buddy Push

Getting started on building my rose garden!

Self-Discovery Prompt #97: Family Views

Five Eight Oh Eight

In a Cup

Picking the Right Long-Term Care Home for Your Loved One

On Julia and the Dictator

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Andrea Ruggirello

Andrea Ruggirello

Andrea’s writing appears or is forthcoming in Gay Magazine, Zora, Hobart, Electric Literature, Catapult & more. She recently completed a novel.

More from Medium

Catastrophe

What’s on Jim’s Mind (Issue #71)

Who’s Telling the Truth?