Do we all have it good? There are many of us that have a great job, a wonderful roof over our heads, and not too many worries that our sexuality is an issue with those and the community around us. Life could always be better, a heck of a lot better, but the core is there and strong. But there are many that don't and we hear from them, too. There are messages weekly that say "can you help me", "life is hard here", "how do I make change happen?" Those are hard to read, especially when all you can offer are words of encouragement. Actor and activist Omar Sharif Jr. opened up in an op-ed for Hornet titled A Voice for the Voiceless: Amidst a Brutal Crackdown, This Gay Egyptian Looks for Hope.
January 11 / Instinct