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Till Kaeslin

A conversation with Sean Bennett.

Sure you own that shirt, but you’re not attached to it.

That’s how I treated my queer identity.


Having that ability is an earned luxury — stop diluting it with 9 to 5 conventions

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The note read: “Don’t ever apologize for creating your own schedule — we work just as hard.”


I’m ready for the next revolution, not a reboot of the one that was shocking to my parents’ generation

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No, I don’t want a Sex and the City reboot — and that’s coming from one of the biggest SATC fans alive. Probably.


One awkward doctor’s visit and the latest attack by the Trump administration on LGBTQ+ health care

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I’m not proud of it, but I could feel my face go red when I willed myself to ask my doctor about specific testing for anal STIs.

When it comes to sexual health, are queer people getting the medical attention we deserve?


It was only until I faced my lease-end that I realized just how much wasn’t certain.

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My expiring lease reminded me of all my uncertainty.


Some things to consider before pulling the travel-trigger.

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I was supposed to fly into San Diego from New York City tomorrow morning, all while the West Coast is in turmoil.


I wrote about anal sex on the internet. This is what I learned about facing your publishing fears.

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Needless to say, my finger wavered over that publish button for more than a few minutes.


Too many of my “relationships” began and ended with a GIF.

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Ask a guy not to text you? Who would do such a thing?


To all my fellow solo-runners: I promise to never invite you on a run.

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My parents would never let me forget that I was the class distractor from day one.


There is so much good we can do in one year, we just need an average one to do so.

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please let 2021 be ok.

Till Kaeslin

20-something writing from my Facebook marketplace-adopted desk in Harlem * Sender of ‘That’s Gay’, the newsletter * https://linktr.ee/tillkaeslin

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