So I’ll admit, I’m not a huge fan of the Orlando Weekly’s local darling, Billy Manes. I find his writing style abrasive (usually – we’re getting to the exception), and tend to skip over his articles (of which there are usually several in each paper.)
Imagine my surprise, then, when he made me cry this week.
The link contains trigger warnings for suicide and homophobia. I had to try more than once to get all the way through the piece. But it’s powerful, and it’s worth reading.
‘Til Death Do Us Part, by Billy Manes