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“That Bitch Got a Pistol” by R. Dale Smith

For the entire month of June RESTLESS is celebrating Pride by featuring work exclusively by LGBTQ writers. Check out the “Pride2015” tag for more. 1997 or 98, Pride Parade, NYC. I’m standing on a crowded Village sidewalk. People are hanging out of windows and standing on fire escapes on both Read More

“Pressure” by Raki Kopernik

For the entire month of June RESTLESS is celebrating Pride by featuring work exclusively by LGBTQ writers. Check out the “Pride2015” tag for more. It was an outpatient surgery, local anesthesia. When she arrived at the office, the nurse let her hold the implants. They were square and wrapped in Read More

“They Know Each Other” by Raki Kopernik

For the entire month of June RESTLESS is celebrating Pride by featuring work exclusively by LGBTQ writers. Check out the “Pride2015” tag for more. It turns out they know each other. The one who broke my heart and the one who mended it. From their youth in Corvallis. White girls. Read More

“There’s No Such Thing as Still” by Raki Kopernik

For the entire month of June RESTLESS is celebrating Pride by featuring work exclusively by LGBTQ writers. Check out the “Pride2015” tag for more. The squareness of the lower part of her face was jarring when her shoulders were exposed. She didn’t live in her shoulders or in that part Read More

“On the Dalmatian Coast” by Lana Spendl

In a moment of bravery Vinka volunteered to interview the painter for the school paper, and now she had to push herself forward and find his beach house and shake hands with him and nod approval to his sentences. Lost, she trod down the deserted beach, water to one side, Read More