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Danny Nett


Online managing editor Danny Nett doin' some queer stuff in New Orleans, 2016
Opinion

Column: On not feeling queer enough

In one of my earliest memories, my socks are slick on the floor of my parents’ bathroom. Intentionally leaving the lights off, I take a plastic bin off the back of the toilet and gently place it on the floor.

Danny Nett
Opinion

Column: We're all a little problematic

When I was a senior in high school, I stayed up all night writing an essay for an LGBTQ scholarship. The prompt was something along the lines of, “How have you worked to change the perceptions of gay people in your school?”

Danny Nett
Opinion

Column: A redo of 'Orlando could not have been any of us'

In the world of writing for a living, I think a degree of regret is part of the writing process. I don’t know a single time I haven’t read back over something and stumbled over a line that makes me wince — wished that I’d changed the tense or found an adjective with another syllable.

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