What Would We Lose by Defining Who We Are As Men?

If we stepped into the light–finally becoming visible for the multi-dimensional, powerful, beings we are–we could move mountains. Ruelon.com unapologetically stands for the support and visibility of same gender loving men of color.

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Are Man Weaves For You?

Are Man Weaves For You?

There was a time when folks across social media platforms were claiming beards are the new six-pack. I for one did not, but I did start growing one in early 2015.  One of the reasons I decided to pledge my allegiance to the illustrious beard gang was that it provided...

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Why Suicide Wasn’t Good Enough: Part Four

Why Suicide Wasn’t Good Enough: Part Four

Things weren’t getting better. In fact they were continuing to get worse but I began to trust myself and the butterflies in my stomach that told me, something better is coming. I found myself each day expressing gratitude because as dismal and things were, they could...

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Why Suicide Wasn’t Good Enough: Part Three

Why Suicide Wasn’t Good Enough: Part Three

I had been stripped of everything I knew and possessed. I was cut down to the white meat as my cousin would say. It was deep and there was no bandage large enough to cover my wounds. One day when the pain of failure was just too much for me to handle, I went running....

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Why Suicide Wasn’t Good Enough: Part Two

Why Suicide Wasn’t Good Enough: Part Two

I fought for as long as I could to maintain my life as I knew it. Unfortunately, I lost that battle and I was being forced out my life, my city, and my peace. When I finally broke down to tell my sister I was undone and couldn’t hold on to my way of life, she said in...

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Why Suicide Wasn’t Good Enough: Part One

Why Suicide Wasn’t Good Enough: Part One

Famed fashion designer Kate Spade and I share the same birthday. I was obsessed with the Travel channel’s No Reservations and CNN’s Parts Unknown, both hosted by the popular, and semi-nomadic chef Anthony Bourdain. He combined two of my favorite pastimes in the world,...

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