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Hello, wonderful world of BayArt, it’s that time of the week again! It’s Queertastic, and I’m back with our stellar poem of the week by Kinjal Parekh, who does not have a blog, but does have a knack for verses! Kinjal loves writing about topics such as life, faith, hope and motivation. If you want to…




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Our brief interaction could have been scripted for the prelude of a cheap porno. A man was literally in my apartment to fix my pipes. I fought the urge to laugh while I sat on my sofa with a cup of coffee. He toiled in my laundry room, moving the washer and dryer away from…




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My dad says that life requires perseverance and willpower and that we can do anything given time and resources. When push comes to shove, our bodies will react and protect us because it’s written in our DNA. Fight-or-flight. We will not fall. So where was all of that when my very being was pulled apart…




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‍We’re counting down like David Letterman used to do for fun, and because I miss the hell out of David Letterman, his countdowns and Paul and… because I believe that the #1 benefit of recovery in a 12-Step program can be the best benefit for anyone and everyone. Wherever you are in this life, you…




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Hello there, internet. Don’t worry, it’s just me, a teenager with issues, here to share what she’s learnt from the slice of life that she’s been served. And today, we’re talking about something we’ve all faced, and that is being lonely. Yeah, that’s right, I’m looking at you. I’m sure you’ve been lonely before, or are…




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Hey there, wonderful world of BayArt, it’s Queertastic! Now, I know there’s a lot of people out there (myself included at times) that are ready to bury the year of 2016 and run far, far away from its unmarked grave. It was a bad year, we get it. But I began questioning myself- if I…




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Hey there, wonderful world of BayArt! It’s me, Queertastic, with another survival guide, because life has decided to throw a breakup at me and I’ve decided to take it into stride and have at least something worth my while come out of it. If you’d like to read my last survival guide, click here to…




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Victoria here, brief bio, I was diagnosed in 2008 with Schizoaffective Disorder.  I have gone on to get my Master’s in Psychology in 2012 but was unable to work successfully in the mental health world.  I am a mom of three awesome children and wife for 25 years to an amazing man.  I am 47…




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Hello there, wonderful world of BayArt, it’s Queertastic here with our poem of the week 🙂 How has your Thursday (or Wednesday, or Friday, depending on your timezone) been treating you? Well, whether or not you’ve been having a good day, this poem by the talented Mikes Nexus will fill you with determination and goodwill.…




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It’s a loaded question. My first instinct, my first voice would scream “no! Be proud, be happy, be unapologetic!”. Because I’m Queertastic, right? My name is literally a statement of how gay I am. So, so, gay. Actually, more so bisexual, but you guys get it. The truth is, as much as I hate to…