39 Year Old Gay Police Officer Dies Suddenly From Coronavirus; Anthony Fauci On COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS; Ryan Field Books

39 Year Old Gay Police Officer Dies Suddenly From Coronavirus

There’s a lot more to this story than just the guy’s age. It’s the story of a 39 year old Florida police officer named Shannon Bennett who was loved by everyone. Sadly, he died from the coronavirus recently and no one expected it.

I also have to admit that after dealing with the mild version of coronavirus myself for the last 2 weeks, I can’t help but find these stories interesting. We keep hearing that coronavirus hits people who are older and are compromised, and then we read about people like this guy who was young and totally healthy. We also read about people who are older getting mild versions of the virus. So what’s up with that? No one seems to be answering many of the questions we have about coronavirus.

“All he really had at first was just a fever,” Frey said. “He had a slight headache, that was about, I want to say, a couple days before the hospital.”

You can read the rest of his story, here. A very sad story. 

Anthony Fauci On COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS

I didn’t know about Fauci’s background with HIV/AIDS until I read this article. He recently compared COVID-19 to HIV/AIDS following newly released information about African Americans who have been affected by COVID-19. 

“As some of you know, most of my professional career has been defined by HIV / AIDS,” he continued. “And if you go back in time, during this period when there was an extraordinary stigma, especially against the gay community.”

You can check out the article in full, here.   He makes some valid points. 







“A wonderful story that I loved. The characters were well developed, and strong. Gus: A sweet young man. Doing something for all the wrong reasons. Craig: his boyfriend, he’ll go along with anything Gus say. Henry: Gus father a no nonsense man, who’s husband died last year. I enjoyed this story.”

Uncertainty by [Field, Ryan]

What readers said about “Altered Parts”
“Best Gay Novel In Years. This story will stay with you and you will feel you know every character and the beauty of their home in the mountains of North Carolina.”



Altered Parts by [Field, Ryan]


While the book is easily readable, it also addresses emotions stereotypes and relationships. I would have preferred it be 3 times as long and tragically most guys don’t find happy endings as depicted.. but in a short book, it provides food for thought, clarity and insight.. far more and better expressed than 99% of gay fiction . I don’t think it could have been done better.


Kendle's Fire by Ryan Field



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