Dön Season: A Time of Obstacles

I’ll never forget the morning in early 2012 I woke up and read an email from someone I had never met. It began, “Dear Lordo — you are a hipster f*ggot b*tch.”

The gentleman went on to say that I should “take off the f*cking rimmed glasses, put on an orange robe and stop f*cking girls.” This raised many questions at the time, such as, “How would I see?” “Can my robe be a bath robe?” “Will my girlfriend be okay with a sexless life together?” This email, while largely bizarre and misinformed, caught my eye. More importantly, it reminded me that I was smack dab in the middle of…