There was an art supply store by the railroad tracks. Sounds like a country music song, if country music songwriters could also draw. I would go there every now and then to pick up an item I remembered from the art classes I'd taken at school. You'd be surprised how often a knowledge of art … Continue reading Draw Me A Cutie
My roommate and his boyfriend have started using baby talk. "I have been a bawd bowy. Are you gowing to spawnk mee?" This was said on the phone as he was walking by my bedroom door, so I didn't catch the other end of the conversation, but I imagine that was in baby talk, too. … Continue reading Baby Talk
For some reason that I'm not entirely sure I can explain, while surfing from site to site doing research on Scwhinn hybrid bicycles last night, I found myself on the website of the college I attended. It was a bizarre place to land during a search for something completely unrelated. The kind of thing that … Continue reading Check Your Messages
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 … Continue reading Texting Jode
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 … Continue reading The Gay Punchline
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, … Continue reading Prince of Canada
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 … Continue reading Who the Hell is Milo Yiannopoulos?