REVIEW OF BRAVE

About The Movie: Brave isa 2012 American 3D computer-animated fantasy adventure film producedby Pixar AnimationStudios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It was written by Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Brenda Chapman,and Irene Mecchi, directed by Andrews and Chapman[5] andco-directed by Purcell. The film’s voice cast features Kelly Macdonald, Julie Walters, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson, Robbie Coltrane,and John Ratzenberger. To make the most complexvisuals possible, Pixar completely rewrote their animation system for the firsttime…

I’M COMING OUT

“I’m Coming Out” is a hit single released by Motown singer Diana Ross in 1980,written and produced by Chic members BernardEdwards and Nile Rodgers for her album diana (1980). In 1979, Ross commissioned Chic founders Nile Rodgers and BernardEdwards to create material for a new album, following thesuccess of her final Ashford & Simpson-composed andproduced LP, The Boss after taking her daughters to see the bandin concert. Rodgers got the idea for “I’m Coming Out” after noticingthree different drag…

THE HYPER MASCULINE MAN & HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH WOMEN…

For generations, men have been told that a “real man” is the strong, yet silent type whokeeps all of their emotions in check. A “realman” doesn’t cry, needtherapy or ask for help and above ALL else a “real man” keeps his women in check. Well this thought came to the other day as I was sitting in mybarber’s chair having a conversation. I…

REVIEW OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN VAMPIRE HUNTER

About The Movie:  AbrahamLincoln: Vampire Hunter is a 2012 American action fantasy horror film basedon the 2010 mashup novel of the same name. The filmwas directed and co-produced by Timur Bekmambetov,along with Tim Burton. The novel’s author, Seth Grahame-Smith, wrote the adaptedscreenplay. The real-life figure Abraham Lincoln,the 16th President of the United States(1861–1865),is portrayed in the novel and the film as having a secret identity as a vampire…

NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY: TAKE THE TEST, TAKE CONTROL

Today marks the 19th yearNHTD and there is more reason than ever to get tested. If you negative, you canwork to stay negative. If you test positive, you can work to stay healthy andprotect yourself and others. Today the end of the epidemic really is in sight. We know now thatpeople receiving “effective” treatment with…

CATERING & SPOILING: ¿IS THERE A THIN LINE?

How do youknow when you are crossing the line of catering to your man to spoiling him? It can be a difficult line to see at times, butonce it is crossed we wish we could go back to the other side. Catering to your man is somethingthat should be done on occasion or just when you…

(UN) HAPPY HOUR: STRAIGHT BARTENDERS IN GAY BARS

We’ve all been here before… You walk into your favorite bar and notice a new bartender. He’s ahandsome fella with dark hair, kind eyes and a bright smile. You sit down, hegreets you, lays a napkin on the bar and asks what you’re having. You order a vodka cranberry. He mixes the cocktail, drops a limein,…

TRUE BLOOD: SEASON 5, EPISODE 3 – WHATEVER I AM, YOU MADE ME

When you look at this hour on paper, somuchhappened. And yet, it still feels like we’re ramping up and waiting forthe action to truly begin. Maybe if we would have seen more of Bill’s andEric’s sex scenes with Salome, I’d have felt like we got more bang for ourbuck. Let’s dig in…Tara,with her newly heightened senses,…

G.L.B.T. THEMED BOOKS: STAYING ALIVE: THE INVENTION OF SAFE SEX

While the practice of “safe sex” has become an American habit over thepast twenty years, few are familiar with its controversial origins andfascinating social history. Stayin’ Alive is the story of how reaching for a condombecame as automatic as buckling a seat belt, a story compellingly and franklyrecounted by activist and journalist Richard Berkowitz who arrived on…