I’d already begun to suspect there was something wrong about me, something no one dared talk about, in our avoidance making the outline of the bad thing more apparent, like a bleeped word in rap song on the radio.

I was… I liked…

If we didn’t say it, it wasn’t true.
— Malcriado, (Ploughshares 2019)

Gomez’s writing has been published in Ploughshares, The Rumpus, Longreads, The James Franco Review, Best Gay Stories, The Nervous Breakdown, Joyland, The LA Review of Books, Thought Catalog, POPSUGAR, The Florida Review, Postcard Shorts, Bad Movies Magazine, The Higgs Weldon, Lambda Literary Review, and elsewhere online and in print.

Bad Blood: What It Means to Donate Blood as a Gay Man in America (Featured in Medium’s Health column. Published in a previous form in The Rumpus.)

I'm Proud to Be Gay, but I'm Tired of Coming Out to Strangers (POPSUGAR.)

Pulse Nightclub Was My Home (Longreads.)

Boy’s Club (The Rumpus.)