Old Gay Films and Why I Love Them

Remember “The Hunger?” No, neither did half the people who showed up to a screening of it at my local theater the other day. They had never seen this 1983 Tony Scott film starring Catherine Deneuve, Susan Sarandon, and David… Read moreOld Gay Films and Why I Love Them

Tap the Power of the Bottom

If you do not run in gay male circles in the same sort of frequency that I do, you may not be fluent in Top and Bottom identities. The terms refer to sexual preference. Simply speaking, your standard Top is… Read moreTap the Power of the Bottom

Fingered and Smeared

Why is a throat culture a culture and a Pap smear a smear? Forgive me, Doctor, for I have sinned. It’s been six years since my last physical. It’s not that I didn’t want to go, it’s just that I… Read moreFingered and Smeared

First lesbian penguins in Ireland

Missy and Penelope courting

Gay boy penguins are more common than lesbian girl penguins. That is not to say that gay penguins are banal and mundane as the word common would imply, though if the shoe fits, etc. Amongst male and female penguins, we… Read moreFirst lesbian penguins in Ireland

First time up the bum for art’s sake

Just how artful will it be when 19-year-old Clayton Pettet loses his virginity with another man, live, in front of an audience at The Orange Dot in London on April 2nd at his one-off performance of Art School Stole My Virginity. Clayton… Read moreFirst time up the bum for art’s sake

Bound for Salon LGBTQ

I’m leaving on a jet plane, but I do know when I’ll be back again.  So, I guess it’s not a very sad departure.  I associate that song with the last night of overnight camp, gasping for air as all… Read moreBound for Salon LGBTQ

Coming out is stylish. Mom jeans are not.

In honor of National Coming Out Day, I am stepping out of the closet and telling you that… MAN, my closet is so cluttered!  Why on earth am I holding on to this pantsuit from 1999?  I have actually held… Read moreComing out is stylish. Mom jeans are not.

Couldn’t Have Been More Proud

For the past 6 years, we’ve all been avoiding New York City Pride.  We tried to take the boys the first year we were here and realized that a preschooler and a baby and all of their accessories in the… Read moreCouldn’t Have Been More Proud

Professional Gay: Owning It

It’s funny how you’ll click your heels together three times, say that there is no place like home and find that inner you that has been sitting there all along waiting for you to get sucked up into a tornado… Read moreProfessional Gay: Owning It

Slammin’ Pride

North Jersey Pride Week has been rocking the casbah, and I will bring you the all the highlights in a later post.  In the meantime, I wanted to share with you a piece I read at North Jersey Pride &… Read moreSlammin’ Pride