WHY GAY GIRLS HAVE IT HARDER THAN GAY GUYS (WRITTEN BY A GAY GUY)

The often special relationship between straight women and gay men is long-documented. And romanticized. So much so, it even inspired an international, possibly-soon-to-be-returning hit TV show. But what about gay men’s relationship with lesbian women? As a gay man myself, I sometimes sense that things are strained between us; especially as we approach something distantly resembling sexual equality in certain…

OUR SANCTUARIES: GAY PRIDE CELEBRATIONS…

Each of us has been blessed with an innate need to celebrate and glorify life. At a most basic level, we honor the forces that came together to bring us into being by caring for our mind, bodies and our souls. To truly rejoice in existence, we must also learn to cultivate loveliness in those…

¿HOW DO YOU DETOX FROM THE DATING GAME?

When you’re single, dating can feel a lot like work. Am I saying the right thing? Is he attracted to me? Why can’t I get him out of my head? Not to mention over-analyzing every mixed signal. It’s like emotional overtime that you’re not getting paid for. The good thing though, is that you can take a holiday…

THE DOs & DON’Ts OF DISCUSSING HIV

With HIV diagnoses up by 132.5 percent among young gay and bisexual men since the 21st century began, it has never been more evident that conversations about HIV among young people are painfully needed. And the best way for these discussions to begin is by empowering newly HIV-positive folks to use their voices to bring awareness to…

¡HAPPY EARTH~DAY NOEL!

No matter what I gift you today,  I can never match up to what the universe has given me in the form of you.  Happy Birthday darling!

BLACK GAY PRIDE…

Around this time each year I start to see tweets, Facebook statuses and blogs debating the current relevance of Pride events. Those who doubt the need for such events usually talk about the fact that they have become corporate circuses and are now focused around partying and getting drunk. To understand Pride and it’s significance…