Category Archives: GLBT issues

Gay Midlife Musings: Unsung Gay Heroes in our Midst

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After reading Glenn Greenwald’s book “No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State” I am astounded once again that neither Glenn Greenwald nor Chelsea Manning have been written about in the gay and gay-ish media … Continue reading

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Update on what’s happening to Gays in Russia: Moscow Gay-Pride Rallies Have Been Reduced to This

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In Photos: Moscow Gay-Pride Rallies Have Been Reduced to This. Ah June, all rainbows and boas and every day it seems another U.S. state decides that bans on marriage equality are, well, unconstitutional. Yay us! We’re so awesome. Truly, let’s … Continue reading

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Jason Jenn does James Broughton: Ecstasy for Everyone

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A little plug for friend Jason Jenn‘s one man show celebrating the poetry of James Broughton, “Ecstasy for Everyone,” playing at Spirit Studio in Silver Lake this February and March — with further dates and cities to be announced. Was … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Russia: There Are No Gays in Sochi. . .

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or so says the moronic mayor of Sochi.¬†¬†Alas, as always, just because you say something stupid doesn’t make it true. As much as he might like to believe there are no gays in his town, for sure there are, and … Continue reading

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LGBT and the Russian Human Rights Abuses

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Oh what to do, what to say about this? Something, for sure. I couldn’t just not talk about it, even though it’s one of those things, not so different from climate change in that regard, where the individual feels that … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Older Adult Gay Men Like Younger Adult Gay Men

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For this week, the 10 reasons from the point of view of the older guy in the intergenerational pairing. * Again, these are reasons I’ve come up with myself from my own experience or anecdotally from things I’ve observed. So … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Younger Adult Gay Men Like Older Adult Gay Men

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From the intergenerational dating realms. . . * It’s no secret among friends and acquaintances that I’ve often dated men younger than me, sometimes, so much younger (20s, 30s) that I could easily be my adult counterpart’s parent. The usual … Continue reading

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Consumerist Pride

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Ok, so back on the soapbox. . . You may have seen my earlier posts about Bradley Manning getting thrown under the bus by SF Pride and criticizing gay design house Andrew Christian for being body Nazis in an otherwise … Continue reading

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Has Pride Jumped the Shark?

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or did that happen long ago? Or maybe it’s just been insidious over the years, like the proverbial slow cooking frog in the pot. We’ve gone from being (mostly) afraid to talk about who we are to having the right … Continue reading

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That Whole Daddy Thang

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OK, first of all, Alan Cumming as a daddy? I don’t think so. Also, Tom Ford is a little too fancy-schmancy to be a daddy. He can be of a certain age, for sure: most of us get there, and … Continue reading

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