Cover Photo: An image of Hay and Anna
Photo by Marissa Solini Photography

Matthew Shepard Bought an Engagement Ring

I knew about Matt’s legacy, but I didn’t know much about his life.

, .

how does the sex work?buthow do you you’re gay?do you think your interest in women has anything to do with the fact that you’ve had troublesome relationships with men in the past?Honest, it wouldn’t be my choice for you . . .

What’s he like? What do you like about him? What does he do? Where is he from?—.


let’s walk a different way this time

us, ours.

Beyond Stonewall

Hay Rose is a queer, nonbinary writer currently living in the Pacific Northwest. Their work has been published in Split Lip Magazine, Room Magazine, and Manzano Mountain Review.