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Human Parts

Coming Out and Getting Crushed

Losing my first girlfriend was devastating but also — eventually — empowering

Illustration: Angela Hsieh

TThe first thing I learned after Ally broke my heart was to never pour quinoa on a whiskey-soaked laptop. I had been drinking over Skype with my best friend — who was inconveniently a thousand miles away — to try to sort out what had just happened to me when I gestured wildly and…




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Molly Sprayregen

Molly Sprayregen

I’m a queer writer who loves to write about queer things. See more of my stuff at

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