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Jesse Monteadudo – QNotes

Across the Great Divide

Jesse's Journal

This is a troubling year for the American people. In addition to struggling through a pandemic, racial unrest, economic depression and climate disaster, these dis-United States of America are more divided than at any time since the Civil War (1861-1865).

Coronavirus Journal Five

Jesse's Journal

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend Ron and I left town and spent a weekend at Vitambi Springs, the popular wilderness resort and campground near Clewiston, Fla. for rest and relaxation.

For the Benefit of Mr. Kight

Jesse’s Journal: A New Biography of Morris Kight

High among those individuals was Morris Kight. In 1957 the Texas-born Kight moved to Los Angeles, where he made a name for himself by assisting gay youth with financial, health or legal problems.

Coronavirus Journal Four

Jesse's Journal

Since I wrote my last “Coronavirus Journal,” humanity has re-emerged from its self-imposed isolation, though sadly not enough to prevent new outbreaks of COVID-19.

Providence Lost

Twenty-twenty has been a terrible year for the world in general and for the United States in particular. We face a new and unexpected scourge, COVID-19, which has struck at least a million Americans, killed over a 100,000 of us, and caused the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression.

Coronavirus Journal, Part Three

Jesse's Journal

It has been more than three months since COVID-19 changed our lives forever. Things that we once took for granted are no longer with us, at least for the near future. In many ways, I am one of the lucky ones.

Coronavirus Journal Part Two

Jesse's Journal

Recently, I took a break from my COVID-19 lockdown and drove up Wilton Dr. South Florida’s queer Main Street that looked sad and forlorn, and unusually empty.

Coronavirus Journal

Jesse's Journal

When I first heard about COVID-19 (coronavirus), I was on a cruise ship, sailing with thousands of other gay men on Atlantis Events’ annual Caribbean cruise.

ReQueered Tales

Jesse's Journal

During this time of COVID-19, when many of us are forced to stay in our homes, we search for books that would entertain and inspire us.