For Many Gay Men, It’s The Loneliness That’s A Killer

Fredrick Royster
10 min readFeb 14, 2021

(updated on June 6th, 2021 from the original February 2021 essay)

“I know there’s someone out there
Waiting for me
There must be someone out there
There just has to be” — Has To Be by Madonna

I loved the 90s HBO sitcom Dream On as a kid. The main characther Martin’s internal dialog and thoughts always involved old movie clips. For me, its pop song…

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Fredrick Royster

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