McGreevey, 59, of Jersey City, said he first felt shame over his homosexuality while on an overnight camping trip with the Boy Scouts at the age of McGreevey's a faggot. And I remember putting my face into my sleeping bag, trying to muffle my cries and my tent-mate said, 'Jim, don't worry about it, they're just jerks. I do have to worry about it.
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The email came from out of the blue a few months ago. It was from the wife of a man I had been secretly involved with. I always wondered what she knew, if anything. Why was she confronting me now? We live on separate coasts now. Was she accusing me of turning her husband gay?
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I was 19 when I first had full-on sex with another man. I was at college, living in dorms, and the experience—aside from the usual horrifying awkwardness and somewhat spontaneity of the occasion—was completely and utterly unremarkable aside from one thing: the guy I slept with identified as straight. It was late or early, depending on your outlook on the world when I was joined by the boy who was living in the room next to mine, way back on the other side of the building. He was clearly intoxicated, but it was a party after all and who was I, quite drunk myself, to judge. The minutiae of exactly how things developed from us being together in that room to us having slightly unsuccessful sex in a bathroom in a different corridor have since escaped me.
When I was 12 years old I had a sleepover I will never forget. Me and my friends Alex and Mitchell were all sleeping over at Alex's house. We had all just woken up and Alex's mom had left us a note in the kitchen "hope you all slept well.