Texting Jode

March 14, 2017

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Jode was a boy. Age nineteen. He sent me a message on a dating site. I’m not sure which one it was, but it was definitely a dating site, and not a hookup app. This I know for certain, because I do not use, have never used, one of those. His message was sweet. Telling […]

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The Gay Punchline

March 4, 2017

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Moonlight won the Academy Award for best picture, and aside from the bizarre way it happened, meaning the actual reading of the wrong envelope, it is big news. In its own right. By itself. Plenty of people are talking about the importance of a movie with a gay central character winning best picture. It’s a […]

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Prince of Canada

February 26, 2017

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What a bizarre news period this past week has been. These past few weeks, actually. Since the orange face began appearing all over, every day. Non stop. A constant bombardment of insanity. Hard to believe. Difficult to accept. We are securely in Twilight Zone territory. On the gay front, if there is a gay front, […]

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Who the Hell is Milo Yiannopoulos?

February 19, 2017

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It’s a fair question. All of a sudden, my news feed is full of posts about some person named Milo something Greek. Outraged posts from friends of mine who are gay, and who apparently hate this Milos person with a vengeance. So, who the hell is she? Turns out it’s a he, and he was […]

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Well, Hello Officer…

February 12, 2017

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Luke Skywalker in a cop uniform? Yes, please. Not long after doing Star Wars, Mark Hamill played a Georgia cop in a little B movie I’d seen on tv one night as a kid. It was the stuff of fantasy. The main girl gets pulled over by a puppy dog cute cop and he begins […]

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Online Stud, Offline Poodle

February 4, 2017

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Dear Pal, What gives? What’s with all the danger boy selfies? From the profile photos you are constantly uploading on the various social networking sites that we both use, a person would think you were a seriously macho manly rugged tough guy stud. Each day, there’s another. There you are, glaring into the camera. Pouty […]

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Plastic Man

January 29, 2017

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While I was visiting family over the holidays, I had the chance to spend a few idle hours flipping through the many tv channels that come with cable tv. Which I do not have. It can be fun to browse the HGTV shows, or watch something on the Discovery channel, some documentary on NOVA, or […]

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