In my travels across the country to offer workshops, I sometimes fear how audiences in the red states receive my work. I grew up in a very conservative household, politically and religiously.
My ‘coming out’ was probably one of the worst experiences I’ve ever had. As an abuse victim my sexuality has always been hard to wrestle with. What I mean by that is that my natural self-discovery of my sexuality and my sexual self was fundamentally skewed and warped because right before I hit puberty I was sexually abused by my then best friend (who was several years older) who was a man.
Johnny Salib, a Toronto based artist, shares journal entries he found while creating one of his theatrical shows. Along the way he finds a journal he doesn’t remember sharing the struggle of what it means to be a bi man. The following video was shot at “Too Queer: A Bi Visibility Cabaret” at the Gladstone […]