What are you looking for? What are you chasing? Are you who you truly want to be? 

Though we often think of Summer as a season for fun and frolic, the increased temperature can also add a little increased pressure for those of us who are looking for fulfillment, clarity, opportunities…something. Beach days and all-night parties aren’t the only things that cause extra sweat during the warmer months, trust us.

For our ‘Heat x Seekers’ issue, CASSIUS tapped men to speak about their journeys toward love, life and identity. Stay tuned to this space for new essays each week and Tweet us using the hashtag #HeatXSeekers.

CLICK HERE to read “Running Away”- Writer Myles E. Johnson on searching for a queer home in a gay world.