https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=521FEpqojCQ This ad for a men's clothing line showed up in my feed on youtube. An ad. Spam. Now, normally, I'm the sort of person who clicks the little x to close the ad without watching. I resent spam. Even when it's spam that's perfectly targeted to me. Especially when it's perfectly targeted … Continue reading Dylan’s Hockey Butt
There is a twitter post going around, asking people to describe their worst date. After quickly scanning the comments to see if anyone wrote, “August 15th, because it’s just too hot and humid in the city,” I spent a few minutes wondering about mine. Then spent a few minutes more wondering if I was anyone’s … Continue reading Your Worst Date?
My pal Bernard is one of those instagram obsessed gay men who post selfies every single day. That's every single day. Most of those are shirtless, and for good reason. Bernard has spent much of his life in the gym, or so it would appear. He's got to be somewhere in his forties, but good … Continue reading Bernard’s Ears
The world has changed for the better, in at least one respect, thanks to youtube. In the past decade, young gay people in many places have been given access to stories about being gay. Stories they can watch in the privacy of their bedrooms. Told by people who are young and gay themselves. Stories that … Continue reading Gay Shorts
There's a guy I've dated off and on for the past few years. Every once in a while, I'll get a message from him out of the blue, asking if I'm free for dinner. It usually works out that I am, in fact, free for dinner. His name is Ernesto. He's not from this country, … Continue reading Ernesto
As a kid, I'd seen the movie "Gigi" many times. My mom loved Leslie Caron, and so we would watch all of her big Hollywood musicals whenever they came on tv. There used to be a local channel that would break a movie up into five parts, and show one part each day of the week. … Continue reading Gaston Revisited
He appeared in the doorway. Young. Way too young. Look away, now. There really is no point in focusing on such a pretty boy who is that young. Just ignore him, and look away. Go back to your book. Those cheekbones. High and strong, giving his pretty face an exotic flavor. Dark hair, dark eyes. … Continue reading Pretty Dancer Boy