Michael Sadowski’s writing has been featured in media outlets such as The New York Times, NPR, and The Advocate, as well as in numerous blogs and journals.
“For me, ‘Rudolph’ was the only television show of my childhood that expressed a truth I knew in my heart but never heard validated around me. Masculinity tests, whether reindeer games or forcing boys into sports to toughen them up, were wrong and cruel — especially to boys who feel destined, as I always did, to fail them.”
“Across the country there are stories like this: In a high-poverty area of Honolulu, a high school social worker helps her Asian-Pacific Islander students talk with their families about being LGBTQ.”
“It seems a little quaint to say it these days, but I’m gay.”
In this one-hour interview, Michael discusses and reads from Men I’ve Never Been and some of his other writing.