4 SIMPLE REASONS YOU ARE AN UNHAPPY GAY

Why are gay men so unhappy? While this complex question cannot be answered in one blog post, I believe there are four simple, correctable, things that are preventing us (yes, myself included) from living happier lives. 1. We put so much pressure on ourselves.Although it’s not just gay men in this pressure cooker of life,…

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: SEASON 8, EPISODE 4 – NEW WAVE QUEENS

It was all keytars and Kajagoogoo on last night’s RuPaul’s Drag Racewhen the remaining queens paid homage to new wave. Blondie founders Chris Stein and Debbie Harry joined the judging table and lent some credibility to the evening’s musical odes to street meat, chicken wings and … shapes, or something. Considering the creative demand placed on the…

MAN FACES 80 YEARS JAIL TIME FOR POURING BOILING WATER ON GAY COUPLE WHO WERE ASLEEP

The man who is accused of pouring scalding water on a sleeping gay couple, causing them burns so severe that they required extensive skin surgery, has been indicted and could face up to 80 years in jail. According to the  Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, Martin Blackwell, 48, is facing eight counts of aggravated battery and two counts of aggravated assault….

ON BEING BLACK, HIV-POSITIVE & STATISTIC RESISTANT

Whenever new statistics emerge about the impact of HIV on the lives of young black gay men (same-gender loving/men who sleep with men), we need to not only be careful about how we receive them, but how we use and share that information. Black gay men have been hearing this for years; we know the odds are against…